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 ...
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.
Oct 6, 2010 ... furniture. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated: 10-6-
2010 See Article History. Alternative Title: commode-tombeau.
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 ...
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 definition, a low cabinet or similar piece of furniture, often highly
ornamental, containing drawers or shelves. ... Word Origin and History for com
Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is
key to what makes modern cities possible.
9. 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, ...