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What did people use before toilet paper was invented?

In school they don't really talk about it...

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Someone else's hand.

In most civilisations, washed with water using the left hand.

Like Muslims do today their hands and water

Their hands

in most civilisations, washed with water using the left hand.........

in most civilisations, washed with water using the left hand...

lump of sand / soil, leaves, buckle of tree and water (direct)

a capitalist used a peasant still does

their hands

nothing really, the romans used a sponge on a stick...