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Toilet Paper History: How America Convinced the World to Wipe

Since the dawn of time, people have found nifty ways to clean up after the bathroom act. But the idea of a commercial product designed solely to wipe one's bum? That started about 150 years ago, right here in the U.S.A.
  • Susan Kahler

    Toilet paper history

  • Pat Kossler

    Please, don't squeeze the Charmin--Mr. Whipple; this rule dominated our grocery shopping trips growing up!

  • Hemma Rhoyds

    Mr. Wipple "Please don't squeeze the Charmin" #retro #vintage

  • Ashley Christenson

    Mumsley! Do you remember this? Please don't squeeze the Charmin. Mr. Whipple

  • Annette Bowyer

    Please, don't squeeze the Charmin. In 1964, Chervokas was a 28-year-old advertising writer for Benton Bowles who was ordered to create a campaign for toilet tissue. He introduced a character named Mr. Whipple in what was to become one of the country's most famous advertising campaigns.

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