10 random facts about toilets
You probably use one everyday, but the next time nature calls; here are 10 random facts about toilets….
- Britain’s first flushing toilet was invented by Queen Elizabeth’s godson, writer, Sir John Harrington.
- Toilet brushes were manufactured using the same machinery as artificial Christmas trees.
- Supposedly, a toilet was found in a Chinese tomb dating back to 206 BC.
- Early toilets have been found in Scotland, dating back to 3,000 BC.
- In the 1880’s Prince Edward hired Thomas Crapper to build bathrooms in the royal places.
- Discovery channel’s Mythbusters found that the toilet seat is one of the cleanest parts of the bathroom.
- In 1950 many German homes did not have their own toilets.
- The Energy Policy Act of 1994 requires flush toilets to use 1.6 gallons of water.
- For many years American’s would cross the border to Canada to buy high-flow toilets.
- The White House has 35 bathrooms, which means the first family has a lot of choices.