The Tale of the Toilet – Elementary Non-Fiction

From all around the globe everyone has the same problem “the stink” with regards about the toilet and doing the no. 1 even Queen Elizabeth of England who had a toilet constructed inside her house. Until the year 1775, the English inventor Alexander Cumming figured out a way. Instead of using a straight pipe to connect the toilet to the sewage line, he made it S-shaped.

Author: Veena Prasad
Illustrator: Greystroke

Sample Page from The Tale of the Toilet

important too, because you can never ignore nature’s call. So when you gotta go, you gotta go!

Some people can do this business inside their houses, some have to go outside. Some pour water after it’s done, others need not.

It’s different in different parts of the world, just as it was different at different times in history.


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