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Blogposts tagged with "history"

A brief history of the toilet
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A brief history of the toilet

  • 11 min read

These days, it's all too easy to take our toilets for granted. To fully appreciate how amazing this invention is and how it has changed our lives, we take a brief look at the history of the toilet.

The history of Hull infographic
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The history of Hull infographic

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VictoriaPlum.com is a proud Hull business, so as you can imagine, we’re absolutely thrilled when our city was named UK City of Culture 2017. Find out more about our city with this handy infographic.

The history of the toilet infographic
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The history of the toilet infographic

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The toilet. Virtually everyone in the UK has at least one, and sometimes two, in their home. However, many of us simply don’t realise what an incredible invention the toilet was and how it revolutionised the way we live.

Why do we say “Going to the loo”?
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Why do we say “Going to the loo”?

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In America they refer to the toilet as the bathroom. To actually use the word toilet is considered slightly bad form. That begs the question, however, where did the word loo come from and why is it so particular to us Brits?

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