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How Toilets Have Changed Over Time

April 30, 2020 448.6k views19 items

Toilets are an essential home appliance, and using them is something most people don't even think about - get in, get out, forget about it. So how have toilets changed over time? Many porcelain thrones of years past weren't flushable, and some weren't even that private! That makes relieving yourself a bit more stressful than we find it today.

Yet toilets have been fundamentally the same throughout history - for the most part. Check out how much, or how little, toilets have changed over the years.