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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...

A Way with Words | Toilet vs. Commode

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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 ...

commode | furniture | Britannica.com

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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.

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.

History of the Flush Toilet - Toiletology 101

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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

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...

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, ...

Commode | Define Commode at Dictionary.com

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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 ...

Toilet History - read about the history of flushing toilets

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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 humanity.

commode - Wordorigins.org

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Jan 31, 2009 ... Comedians have been having some fun over a couple of recent scandals where people have purchased antique commodes for many ...

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World Toilet Day Raises Sanitation Awareness - TIME

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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.

The History of Toilets - Inventors - About.com

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The first first flush toilet was invented in 1775. ... King Minos of Crete had the first flushing water closet recorded in history and that was over 2800 years ago.

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 ...