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A brief history of the toilet

A brief history of the toilet

Okay, the invention of the toilet doesn't carry the same sense of drama that the invention of lightbulbs or airplanes does, but in their own not-so-small way, toilets have transformed the world we live in.

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5 bathroom songs we all love

5 bathroom songs we all love

Who doesn't love to sing in the shower? Well we definitely do, so we have picked our 5 favourite songs to sing to.

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Why do we say “Going to the loo”?

Why do we say “Going to the loo”?

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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Bathroom design that was acceptable in the 80s

Bathroom design that was acceptable in the 80s

The 80s are sometimes thought of as the “decade that fashion forgot” however bathroom design did move on with the tiring colours of the preceding decades gradually falling out of favour.

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VictoriaPlum.com help with DIY SOS the Big Build

VictoriaPlum.com help with DIY SOS the Big Build

All of us at VictoriaPlum.com are proud to have played a small part in making a big difference to a local family as part of BBC DIY SOS The Big Build. Read more about this incredible project.

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Find out what graduate life is like at a major retailer

Find out what graduate life is like at a major retailer

A lot of people are still finding their direction in life, even far into adulthood, and I know I’m still finding mine. My recent path has led me to marketing so, to help you choose your direction, here’s an insight into graduate life in the world of online marketing at a major retailer.

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Help! My bathroom suite is stuck in the 1970s

Help! My bathroom suite is stuck in the 1970s

Outdated bathroom suites left relatively untouched since the 1970s are not as uncommon as you might think. As many of us make the decision to renovate our homes slowly, on a basis of one room at a time, it is inevitable that one space should be left behind.

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In from the cold: the rise of indoor toilets

In from the cold: the rise of indoor toilets

It’s easy to take the mechanisms of flushing toilets for granted, but before they became widely used the most common domestic solution was a small external outhouse with an accompanying cess pit.

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The top 5 most haunted toilets in the UK

The top 5 most haunted toilets in the UK

With the drip-dripping of the taps, weird noises emanating from the plumbing and the fact you are often utterly, utterly alone in what can be a dank and smelly place, your senses are left open to all sorts of strange sensations. With nothing much to think about, your imagination can run wild, and your eyes can play tricks on you...or so you think. So it's no wonder there are a large number of ghost sightings in toilets all across the UK.

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