Sunday, June 05, 2011

What people wiped their butts with before toilet paper was invented

Corn cobs; coconuts; seashells; the smooth edges of broken pottery jugs; seaweed; animal furs; sticks; snow; moss; hay; leaves; grass; sheep's wool; wood shavings; stone; fruit skins; lace; hemp; newspapers; magazines; sponges; the Sears catalogue


Anonymous said...

You forgot hands and hand wiping. Left hand wiping is cultural and handling food with the left hand is considered to be without manners. Retro

Anonymous said...

Luc and a friend and I were just discussing this last night....again...weird coinkydink!! Heidi