* Cleanzine-logo-8a.jpgCleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 9th July 2020 Issue no. 926

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When I was filming for the BBC some years ago, we chatted to members of the public about one of the predecessors of something we take for granted these days - toilet tissue. We showed them what the Ancient Romans used and the thought of having to share the sponge on a stick, which was simply rinsed with water (sometimes salted) between users, made everyone cringe.

I learned about various other alternatives to toilet tissue and recalled when I was little that I'd even used the squares of torn up newspaper in my neighbour's outside lavatory (which I have to confess I preferred over the hard and shiny, non-absorbent Izal paper, which had 'now wash your hands please' printed on each sheet).

Things have improved tremendously since I was a young girl and we're now blessed with soft tissue that offers a myriad of uses, which I won't mention here as I'll get myself into trouble with the manufacturers!

But a wedding dress?

All I can say is that I hope if the designer dares to wear it she picks a dry day to marry!

You can find out more, further down the page...



Jan Hobbs

28th June 2012

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