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 ...
Most commodes had marble tops, and some were fitted with pairs of doors. ...
André-Charles Boulle was among the first to make commodes. ... Article History.
Aug 18, 2011 ... Forget about skyscrapers, protected harbors or capital markets. The lowly toilet is
key to what makes modern cities possible.
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
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
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, ...
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 ...
Read about the History of the Flush Toilet, by: Maureen K. Francis. This
marvelous invention is a testament to how plumbing protects the health of
Jan 31, 2009 ... Comedians have been having some fun over a couple of recent scandals where
people have purchased antique commodes for many ...