After Pooping, the Ancient Romans Used a Sponge on a Stick to Wipe… Which was Re-Used and Generally Shared with Others

The Ancient Romans favorite wiping item, including in public restrooms, was a sponge on a stick that would sit in salt water and be placed back in the salt water when done… waiting for the next person to use it…

Ancient Greeks were a little more sanitary, using stones and pieces of clay.

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