They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery…….if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor"
But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot……they "didn’t have a pot to piss in" & were the lowest of the low
The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s:
Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell . ….. … Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odour. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married.
A 10yr old daugther leading a family in prayer: "Dear God, I thank u 4 giving me such lovable parrents, Thank u 4 the visitors and there children who ate all my cookies and ice cream. Bless ‘em lord so that they shall never have 2 cum 2 our home 4 supper ever again. Forgive the boy who was wrestling with my sister on her bed and this naughty girl 4 eatin sausage on my brother’s pants as he slept on the sofa, and this winter pliz send clothes 2 all those poor naked ladies in daddy’s cell phone & build shelter to all the homeless men who sleep with mum wen dad is away at work…Amen.