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Commode - Wikipedia

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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 adjective commodus...

Toilet vs. Commode - A Way with Words

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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 ...

World Toilet Day Raises Sanitation Awareness - TIME

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Nov 19, 2009 ... A Brief History of Toilets. By Claire Suddath ... A young girl sits on a ceramic pot while toilet-training ... It's unclear who first invented the toilet.

commode | furniture | Britannica.com

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Oct 6, 2010 ... furniture. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated: 10-6- 2010 See Article History. Alternative Title: commode-tombeau.

A History of Toilets - A World History Encyclopedia

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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 ...

Who invented the flush toilet? - Ask History

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May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...

Commode | Define Commode at Dictionary.com

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Commode definition, a low cabinet or similar piece of furniture, often highly ornamental, containing drawers or shelves. ... Word Origin and History for com mode

A Brief History of the Toilet [Slide Show] - Scientific American

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Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is key to what makes modern cities possible.

The History of the Toilet - Old-House Online

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9. A timeline of the toilet's evolution can help you make the right selection for your old house.

The Long, Unglamorous History of the Toilet - Gizmodo

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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, ...