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Fascinating Bathroom Facts

Fascinating Bathroom Facts

Lowes has helped many Americans remodel and renovate their bathrooms over the years. Many people have saved money with a Lowes Money Off Coupon from We Are Coupons and are very happy.  But there are many more people who don’t know a few fascinating facts about bathrooms. So, here are a few facts or untruths to make you smile.

Bathroom Deaths

Many celebrities met their end in the bathroom. These include Elvis in 1977  and King George II some 200 years earlier. Sadly we also lost Witney Houston in a Hotel Bathroom.  Bathrooms are rather sad places it seems.

How Many times do you Visit the loo?

You will be amazed that on average we visit the toilet 8 times a day. This equates to a staggering 5,000 times a year!!

Toilet Roll – which way round?

Thousands of dollars are spent each year in the USA alone on research into which way round a toilet roll should be positioned. This debate is such that Wikipedia even has an entire detailed page on the topic that has an incredible amount of references.

Toilet Calls

Did you know that more than 75% of people use their phone in the toilet or bathroom?  Are you one of them? This goes to explain why almost half of all mobile phone insurance claims come from using the phone in the smallest room!

Museum Pieces

South Korea has a museum dedicated to the toilet!

Public Toilets

The largest public toilet in the world is inn Chongqing, south-west China. About the size of a football field it has 1,000 separate toilets!

Clean Toilet Seats

You would think that a public toilet seat is the filthiest thing on earth.  This is not so and the mobile phone in your hand has more germs than the average public toilet seat!

Mr Crapper

Many of us believe, wrongly, that Thomas Crapper invented the flush toilet. He didn’t, but he did improve the flush system by adding the ballcock!

Bathrooms are strange places and there is clearly a lot more too them than meats the eye!

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