Toilet Paper or Bidet
There is a place where bidets (bidet toilets or Washlets) are not so popular. Why have bidets not caught on in the US?
The use of water for cleaning the back of the body has been used since ancient times. In the Middle East, South Asia and other regions had been using in containers with water,
The water was used with the hands to wash. At first, it was mainly for the upper class, but in the 19th century, indoor plumbing led to the bidets we have today. Here you can see the History of the Bidet.