10 random facts about toilets

You probably use one everyday, but the next time nature calls; here are 10 random facts about toilets….

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

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