What is with the “hoarding” of Toilet Paper?

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What no Toilet

What did folks do
before there was toilet paper?

Ever hear of Water,
soap, and a washcloth?

Millenniums before
TP was invented, it was “Go wash that ass.”

The the-vu
wrote a great article in 2010, Wash,
don’t wipe, your butt

If you can read this, you are a human, and you poop. A subject
that may delight a few, and disgust many more. but opinions don’t
count, because we all have to go and poop. It is what happens
afterwards that is rarely discussed. People from different cultures
have different ideas about what you should do next. An American or a
Brit, who has only ever seen a toilet roll next to a toilet, may
travel abroad and find one of the five following devices at his or
her disposal.

  • A porcelain bidet

  • A bucket or barrel of water
    with a scooper

  • A shower spray connected to
    the toilet tank water supply with a T-adaptor

  • An electronic toilet seat
    that dispenses sprays or jets of warm water and may also air-dry the

  • A pipe that shoots water upwards.

There may be more systems than these five, but these are the
common alternatives to simply using dry tissue paper to clean up.

Conversely, someone from the Arab world, or the Philippines, or
parts of Asia, might visit The USA and be appalled to find out that
Americans believe they can clean their anal area following defecation
with nothing more than dry tissue paper. And they would be right,
because it really does take more than tissue to be clean following
the business.

Clearly, washing is more efficient than tissue-wiping when it
comes to removing the after effects of going, especially if a lather
from detergent is introduced, so what do these mysterious foreigners
do in the bathroom?

So I got to ask Why
horde Toilet Paper????

Please wash your ass and then wash your hands…. Please wash your hands.

It would have been wise to always have a couple of weeks of food rat holed. Some water would be nice. But don’t get carried away for heaven sakes.

If you are going to horde something, let it be ammunition and body bags.

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3 Responses to What is with the “hoarding” of Toilet Paper?

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    Patricia Leary April 17, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    I think you meant “Hoard/hoarding.” Let me know if you need a copyeditor.

    • Dan OBrien April 20, 2020 at 2:59 pm

      Quite possible.

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    Adam Baum May 5, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    There’s always the tried and true corn cobb


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