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  •  Were there toilets in Europe during 13th century? (1+ / 0-)
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    JDsg

    I believe the original Louvre had no toilets. The method of "flushing the toilet" meant dumping of the potty from the back door well into the middle ages, in Europe. Aaaand, during the crusades, Europeans were introduced to SOAP as a result of their contacts with the Muslims.

    Anyone knows anything about of these historical facts?

    "Corruptio Optimi Pessima" (Corruption of the best is the worst)

    by zenox on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 07:35:18 PM PST

    •  That has absolutely zero to do with anything (1+ / 0-)
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      Sharon Wraight

      and is a red herring at the very least. We're talking about 21st-century American English.

      I see what you did there.

      by GoGoGoEverton on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 04:24:59 AM PST

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      •  "Red herring" (0+ / 0-)

        So you do know about logical fallacies. What do they call the "hasty generalization" then?

        Any clues? :))

        "Corruptio Optimi Pessima" (Corruption of the best is the worst)

        by zenox on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 06:46:27 AM PST

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