I wondered about this ???
Please do not ask me why, but i have wondered about this and finally decided to search it out, ok call me sad, but i wanted to know, and its very interesting ---
Although paper had been known as a wrapping and padding material in China since the 2nd century BC, the first documented use of toilet paper in human history dates back to the 6th century AD, in early medieval China. In 589 AD the scholar-official Yan Zhitui (531–591) wrote about the use of toilet paper:
During the later Tang Dynasty (618–907 AD), an Arab traveller to China in the year 851 AD remarked:
"...they [the Chinese] do not wash themselves with water when they have done their necessities; but they only wipe themselves with paper --- unquote
incase you would like to find out more, here is the link
Toilet Roll / Paper
Enjoy, i did
Started: 15th Nov 2012 at 20:39
Hope nobody gets hold of the wrong end of the stick, Piccy.
Replied: 15th Nov 2012 at 20:56
Do you use your right hand or your left hand to 'clean yourself' Piccy?
Replied: 15th Nov 2012 at 21:17
I use paper
Replied: 15th Nov 2012 at 21:43
Replied: 15th Nov 2012 at 22:30
piccyme. Have you got another username on here?
You type in a similar way. I'm probably wrong
Apologies if I've jumped to the wrong conclusion = =
Replied: 15th Nov 2012 at 22:58
Last edited by 1934granada: 16th Nov 2012 at 10:26:51
Interesting........ especially the "anal cleansing instruments " from Japan!! I'd be in no hurry to try those.
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 06:13
nor me. izal used to be torture enough
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 09:10
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 09:17
Izal!!! The stuff of nightmares for schoolkids years ago!!
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 10:16
to 1934granda 1st - i do not have - but had, a different user name, tell me who you mean and i'll tell you if your correct ??? reason i am now piccyme123, i was quite poorly a few years ago, so did not even touch the pc for ages, now i am fine, but, i did not remember or write down who i was, so am using my partners username, although, piccyme suits me to, hope you get my drift.
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 10:57
honest i did not expect any response to my thread, i am so chuffed, ta all, dostaf & Mac, you did not dissopoint me with your replies great piccy scoop i think old comics etc cut up as we had as a kid, was best, until you could not find the next bit
on a serious note, i can be sometimes, i did find it all very interesting
Replied: 16th Nov 2012 at 11:01