Janette Dunfermline, United Kingdom. Some would even carry a small personal device called a urinette that they could use discretely under their skirts and then pour out, Cavanagh said. Lucy Worsely before this post. Would this be a good hot day activity? The Waterloo to Brookwood Necropolis route. Were there receptacles for such rags in outhouses, for example?
The unusual uses of urine
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Here are several other animals with impressive defense mechanisms. We were doing assays for people all over the place. The link I provided below the last image features a bourdaloue with a lid! We typically refer to this creature's infamous defense mechanism as " playing dead ," but there's actually nothing playful about it; the act is completely involuntary. Females of Cynipidae, the family of gall wasps , lay their eggs inside leaves or under bark, and their larvae make the plant cells surrounding them grow faster than they would normally, effectively forcing the plant to grow them a house. A lot of us have sort of trained our bodies to relieve themselves at near the same time every day, and if you were a Victorian woman, you would have eaten, drank, and taken physical exercise at about the same time each day. You get these surges of waste and dump and smell, and people start getting very concerned about what's in their cesspools because of the stink that's rising from them.
Anyone who remains unconvinced may like to bear in mind that Roman women were known to beautify their cheeks with human excrement, while those afflicted by smallpox in later centuries could fill the pits with a mixture of human fat and beeswax. Portuguese urine was considered the best. Loading comments… Trouble loading? And it was by law in the night because the stench of venting a cesspool was considered too disturbing during the day. Ammonia is an ingredient in modern cleaning materials, and has been used since ancient times to shift tough stains.