Why are we wiping like it’s 1889?
1889 was the year toilet paper rolls were introduced to America, quickly replacing the golden standard in wiping: the hefty Sears Catalog. With its readily available pages, the catalog came free in the mail and even had a handy hole in the corner to make it hang easily on a nail in the outhouse. Although TP was a much needed upgrade, it marked the end of “wiping” innovation for another 100 years. It wasn’t until the late 1980’s that electronic bidets emerged in Japan and quic