5 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

Toilet Paper Facts



Before you came here, I bet you didn’t know or think there are any fun facts about toilet paper, well here they are!

Though toilet paper is often thought of as a cornerstone of modern Western civilization, it was invented in China in the 6th century.

Toilet paper comes in two varieties: virgin, which is freshly made from chipped wood, and non-virgin, which is recycled paper.

Among the more creative uses for toilet paper was used as camouflage for tanks during Operation Desert Storm.

There is a practice in some hotels in Japan of folding the first square of the roll into origami shapes.

One of the most controversial toilet paper topics is whether the paper rolls over or under the holder, with a majority preferring over.

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