. Originally, in French furniture, a commode introduced about 1700 meant a
low cabinet, or chest of drawers at the height ...
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 ...
Commode, type of furniture resembling the English chest of drawers, in use in
France in the late 17th ... Read; View All Media (5) · View History; Edit; Feedback.
Nov 19, 2009 ... A Brief History of Toilets ... John Thain's $35,000 "commode on legs" (technically
a table, not a toilet) ... It's unclear who first invented the toilet.
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
The Porcelain God · Clean & Decent · Ancient History of the Toilet ... History of
Church Toilet Seats · History of Pressalit Toilet Seats · The Evolution of the Toilet
Aug 18, 2011 ... A Brief History of the Toilet [Slide Show]. Forget about skyscrapers, protected
harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is key to what makes ...
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, ...
Jan 31, 2009 ... Comedians have been having some fun over a couple of recent scandals where
people have purchased antique commodes for many ...
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 ...