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By Julie L. Horan

Elvis died on one and Charles V, ruler of Germany and Spain, used to be born on one. even supposing we use them on a daily basis, such a lot folks recognize little or no approximately bogs. This specific rest room heritage contends that civilization all started, now not with the written notice, yet with the lavatory. via ads, diaries, museum catalogs and anecdotes, this ebook explores the background of the lavatory and the customs and manners surrounding it. Illustrations.

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