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Did you know that Plumbing is short for plumbum? Plumbum is latin for Lead. Pipes were once made of lead.

Did you know that rumor has it that Ozzy Osbourne was an apprentice for plumbing before becoming the Ozzy we know today?

Did you know that the covert White House Speacial Investigations Unit established during the presidency of Pres. Nixon were called “plumbers”. They were a response to the “Pentagon Papers” that were leaked during the Vietnam War. Their job was to plug intelligence leaks in the U.S. Gov. relating to the Vietnam War, hence the term “plumbers”.

Sir John Harington is credited with inventing the flushable toilet in 1596, hence the American nickname… “the John”.

Did you know that the most famous video game superstars, Mario and Luigi, were in  fact plumbers?

Albert Einstein was named an honorary member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union after saying publicly that he would become a plumber if he had to do it all over again.

 On average a person uses a toilet 2,350 times a year. With a toilet usage time of five minutes per session, that’s 195.8 hours a year!

written  by Kenny B. (These were borrowed all over the web)


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