Most of us in America are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday, November 22. We’re polishing the silver, and setting up the dreaded ‘kids table’ in the living room. But there’s an equally important yes lesser known holiday that deserves some press. Today Monday, November 19th is World Toilet Day! Yes, when biology and holidays collide, we all have a lot to be thankful for.
So why a holiday to stop and reflect on the engineering marvel that is the toilet? Plushy seats aside, it’s true that nearly 2.5 billion people do not have access to something most of us take for granted. It’s easy to see why we’d be alarmed with this. As a matter of fact, here’s some incredibly terrifying toilet trivia: