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Commode - Wikipedia


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...

A Brief History of The Pedestal Toilet - Toilet-Related-Ailments.com


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.

commode | furniture | Britannica.com


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

World Toilet Day Raises Sanitation Awareness - TIME


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.

Toilet vs. Commode - A Way with Words


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 ...

History of the Flush Toilet - Toiletology 101


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

A History of Toilets - A World History Encyclopedia


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


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 History of the Toilet - Old-House Online


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

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


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