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The History Of Hygiene Begins In Crete


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#1 yannis_s

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Posted 26 March 2009 - 11:08 PM

The major turning points in the story of hygiene:

1700 B.C. The world’s earliest known bathtub, found in the Palace of Knossos on Crete, is made of painted terra cotta.

500 B.C. The Greeks have public baths with tubs and primitive showers; at home, they wash in pedestal sinks.

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 02:10 AM

That's all fine, Yannis... but I am still wondering what happened to evolution? How is it possible that the Greek toilets are still not capable of just flushing it all out? ;-) It's such a mistery, since the rest of the world have discovered "how to".

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Posted 27 March 2009 - 01:37 PM

My dear Dinny,
everything in Crete is delicate: men, women, toilet pipes. Never forget to treat them gently.
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Posted 30 March 2009 - 02:25 PM

Yannis Dinny said in general Greece not Crete only. You should have given Dinny a better answer!! You should have said the magic words "Water preservation" and "protection of the environment" by employing faulty plumping or not plumping at all in public toilets saves water. This Ministry of Tourism and the other one of public transportation must be genious. They should have received the E.U year's award for protecting the environment this way. Yannis please don't open Pandora's box again with Toilets in Greece it's a sensitive issue especially to women. ^_^