Fun Facts about Toilet’s

The film “Psycho” was the first movie to show a toilet flushing – the
scene caused an inpouring of complaints about indecency.

Over $100,000 US dollars was spent on a study to determine whether
most people put their toilet paper on the holder with the flap in front
or behind; the answer: three out of four people have the flap in the
front

Pomegranates studded with cloves were used as the first attempt at
making toilet air-freshener

The toilet uses more water than any other appliance in the house.

Toilets are in tune: most toilets flush to E flat.

The average person spends three whole years of their life sitting on
the toilet

An estimated 2.6 billion people worldwide do not have access to proper
toilet facilities, particularly in rural areas of China and India.

The toilet is flushed more times during the super bowl halftime than at
any time during the year.

The toilet handle in a public restroom can have up to 40,000 germs per
square inch.

One of the biggest myths is on the direction the water in the toilet bowl swirls. Contrary to popular belief, the direction of the swirling water doesn’t depend on whether the toilet lies in the northern or southern hemisphere. Instead, the direction the water takes depends on the direction that the bowl’s rim jets are pointed. The water can be made to flush in either direction in either hemisphere.

Some household cleaners that are put into the tank of the toilet to clean your toilets gets stuck in the jets. The jets are vital to the flushing mechanism.

via http://listverse.com/2009/06/15/15-fascinating-facts-about-toilets/