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Friday, January 27, 2017

Thomas Crapper and His Invention

Thomas Crapper is the man that helped create the porcelain throne. He did not create the flush toilet but what he did invent was very important. Crapper was actually active in popularizing the water closet.

Crapper was a salesman and a self publicist. During the days of the out houses when inside bathrooms were for the rich and not spoke a lot of Crapper promoted sanitary plumbing and pioneered the concept of the bathroom.

Crapper was important in helping modernize indoor plumbing. The Thomas Crapper & Co ltd continues to create reproductions of Crappers original design. Crappers flush toilet was so popular that the word "crapper" became a synonym for "toilet" and individuals thought that Crapper was the inventor.

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