Toilet paper

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.wikipedia
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Tissue paper

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.
Tissue paper, in the form of standard single-ply toilet paper, is commonly used in road repair to protect crack sealants.

Yan Zhitui

In 589 AD the scholar-official Yan Zhitui (531–591) wrote about the use of toilet paper:
Yan was also the first person in history to mention the use of toilet paper.

Hygiene

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The use of paper for hygiene has been recorded in China in the 6th century AD, with specifically manufactured toilet paper being mass-produced in the 14th century.
The anus and buttocks may be either washed with liquids or wiped with toilet paper or adding gel wipe to toilet tissue as an alternative to wet wipes or other solid materials in order to remove remnants of feces.

Paper

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Although paper had been known as a wrapping and padding material in China since the 2nd century BC, the first documented use of toilet paper in human history dates back to the 6th century AD, in early medieval China.
For cleaning: toilet paper, handkerchiefs, paper towels, facial tissue and cat litter

Defecation

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.
The anus and buttocks may be cleansed after defecation with toilet paper, similar paper products, or other absorbent material.

Human anus

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.
A rinse with water from a bidet or a wipe with toilet paper is often used for this purpose, though anal cleansing practices vary greatly between cultures.

Joseph Gayetty

Joseph Gayetty is widely credited with being the inventor of modern commercially available toilet paper in the United States.
Massachusetts - d.__ ) was an American inventor credited with the invention of commercial toilet paper.

Andrex

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Moist toilet paper, called wet wipes, was first introduced in the United Kingdom by Andrex in the 1990s.
Andrex is a British brand of toilet roll.

Tang dynasty

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During the later Tang dynasty (618–907 AD), an Arab traveller to China in the year 851 AD remarked:
Earlier, the first recorded use of toilet paper was made in 589 by the scholar-official Yan Zhitui (531–591), and in 851 an Arab Muslim traveler commented on how he believed the Tang era Chinese were not careful about cleanliness because they did not wash with water (as was his people's habit) when going to the bathroom; instead, he said, the Chinese simply used paper to wipe themselves.

Ply (layer)

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Toilet paper comes in various numbers of plies (layers of thickness), from one- to six-ply, with more back-to-back plies providing greater strength and absorbency.
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Scott Paper Company

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Up until 2004, Scott was one of the last remaining U.S. manufacturers to still produce toilet paper in beige, blue, and pink.
Scott Paper was founded in 1879 in Philadelphia by brothers E. Irvin and Clarence Scott, and is often credited as being the first to market toilet paper sold on a roll.

Wet wipe

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Moist toilet paper, called wet wipes, was first introduced in the United Kingdom by Andrex in the 1990s.
Wet wipes began to be marketed as a luxury alternative to toilet paper by 2005 by companies such as Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble.

Anal hygiene

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Cleansing is then performed with other methods or materials, such as water, for example using a bidet, a lota, rags, sand, leaves (including seaweed), corn cobs, animal furs, sticks or hands; afterwards, hands are washed with water and possibly soap.
The anus and buttocks may be washed or wiped (typically with toilet paper or wet wipes) in order to remove remnants of feces.

Toilets in Japan

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Cleansing is then performed with other methods or materials, such as water, for example using a bidet, a lota, rags, sand, leaves (including seaweed), corn cobs, animal furs, sticks or hands; afterwards, hands are washed with water and possibly soap.
In earlier days seaweed was used for cleaning, but by the Edo period, these had been replaced by toilet paper made of washi (traditional Japanese paper).

Minimello

Minimello, a Swedish talent show for toilet rolls
The programme features dolls made from used toilet rolls, which have been decorated and sent in by young viewers.

Handle-o-Meter

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Originally it was used to test the durability and flexibility of toilet paper and paper towels.

British English

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Feces

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Perineum

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Urine

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Urination

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Body fluid

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Toilet paper, sometimes called toilet tissue in Britain, is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.

Paperboard

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It is usually supplied as a long strip of perforated paper wrapped around a paperboard core for storage in a dispenser near a toilet.

Septic tank

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Most modern toilet paper in the developed world is designed to decompose in septic tanks, whereas some other bathroom and facial tissues are not.

Facial tissue

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Most modern toilet paper in the developed world is designed to decompose in septic tanks, whereas some other bathroom and facial tissues are not.