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What is a Bidet and How Do They Reduce Waste?

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What is a Bidet and How Do They Reduce Waste?

According to Wikipedia, bidet is a French word meaning "little horse" due to the straddling position adopted in its usage. In spite of the bizarre, somewhat uncomfortable picture that comes to mind, today's bidets are very different than the original bidets of days past! Stay tuned, because we're going to get down and dirty about the subject of bidets folks (please don't be embarrassed, I'm an RN and this is just between you and me).  History of the Bidet The centuries old bidet was a bowl or receptacle designed to sit on for the purpose of washing the human genitalia, perineum, inner buttocks, and anus after defecation and before or after sexual intercourse....

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