A commode is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from
the French word for "convenient" or "suitable", which in turn comes from the Latin
Dec 1, 2012 ... Why do some folks call the toilet a commode? At one point in history, the
commode was a piece of furniture you'd put a chamberpot in. Today ...
Thomas Crapper did not invent the flushing toilet. That is a Historical Myth.
However flushing toilets were a luxury at first and they did not become common
till the ...
Historical Examples. A candle was burning behind the headboard on a table, and
another on a commode near the door. Honoré de Balzac Albert Keim and ...
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
6. A timeline of the toilet's evolution can help you make the right selection for your
Aug 27, 2010 ... Nobody is entirely sure who first had the privilege of sitting on a toilet. Evidence
of advanced plumbing systems in the ancient world abounds, ...
Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is
key to what makes modern cities possible.
Toilet is a part of human hygiene which is a critical chapter in the history of
human civilisation and which cannot be isolated or accorded an inferior position.
Jun 15, 2014 ... Did you know that you spend up to 3 years of your lifetime on the toilet? Or that
that more people in the world have mobile phones than toilets?