ANST - What I learn in College
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Wed Nov 12 06:21:20 PST 1997
At 10:49 PM 11/11/97 -0600, you wrote:
>> What I have read on the subject was that bathing was viewed by the church as
>> being decadent, probably because folks had a tendency to bathe together,
>I got to thinking about this bathing being decadent ther other day.
>Think about it from a time management point of view. To have a hot bath
>in the home you have to have:
>1. A large enough vessel to hold all or most of your body.
>2. A rather large amount of water, drawn by hand.
>3. A fire.
>4. A vessel to heat water in.
>Now, think how much time it would take to bath. Time that good decent
>(fairly dirty) people could use doing other work that would more
>directly benefit the family.
Maybe that's why they bathed together? ;^)
>All this proves that I have way too much time on my hands.... ;)
So, bathe more! <G>
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