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
If plumbing had not come on the scene in the 1850s, the sitting toilet might not ...
This article on the history of the pedestal toilet was first written by Ross Horne.
Oct 6, 2010 ... furniture. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated: 10-6-
2010 See Article History. Alternative Title: commode-tombeau.
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.
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 ...
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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 ...
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
2. A timeline of the toilet's evolution can help you make the right selection for your
Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is
key to what makes modern cities possible.