Fun Facts about Cleaning:
– In Chinese culture, a thorough cleaning of home is required before Chinese New Year.
– One of the ceremonies in Ancient Persia called ‘shaking the house’ inspired the concept of spring cleaning.
– Joseph Lister made the first antiseptic.
– The first motorized vacuum cleaner was invented in 1901.
– In ancient Babylon soap making was known as early as 2800 B.C.
– According to Roman legend, soap was named after Mount Sapo, an ancient site of animal sacrifices.
– A lack of cleanliness and poor living conditions contributed to the many plagues of the Middle Ages.
– King Louis XIV of France guillotined three soapmakers for making a bar that irritated his very sensitive Royal skin.
– The English began making soap during the 12th century.
– During World War I, commercial soap, as we know it today, came into existence.
– If you clean for two hours, you burn 200 calories.
– 70% of dust particles are comprised of dead skin flakes.
– Iceland is the cleanest country in the world.
– The production of liquid soap began in the 1800s and was patented by William Shepphard in 1865.
– Nothing is stored in the house for so long and reverently, like junk called ‘What if it comes in handy?’
– Adult life is when you don’t have time to sob on the floor, because you haven’t washed it yet.
– If you get chewing gum stains on your clothing, place a newspaper over the top and give it a quick iron.
– Disneyland washes 285,000 pounds of laundry every day!
– There can be as many as 3,000 different kinds of bacteria found on money.
– Adult life is when you walk around the house and there is some work for you on every square meter of it.
– Doorknobs can be one of the dirtiest areas of the house.
– Men’s cleaning ends when the loss is found.
– Dishcloths contain 4 billion living germs.
– Guests are needed in order to clean up the house from time to time.
– When you live with a dog, the main thing is not to forget that you have dreamed about it all your life.
– You don’t get anything clean without getting something else dirty.
– A man thinks all dust stays outdoors.
– Cleaning up with children around is like shoveling during a blizzard.
– A clean house is the sign of a boring person.
– Cleanliness is next to impossible.
– Housework is like cleaning fish. No matter how often you do it, it still stinks.
– Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.
– Everybody wants to save the earth; no one wants to help mom do the dishes.
– We dream of having a clean house — but who dreams of actually doing the cleaning?
– If cleaning is less common, its results will be much more obvious!
– Dust is a protective coating for fine furniture.
– Most kitchen sinks have more germs than a toilet.
– Most workplace phones have up to 25,127 germs per square inch, keyboards 3,295 per square inch, and computer mice 1,676 per square inch.
– It would be great to do the house cleaning and click ‘Save’.
– There is no daily chore so trivial that it cannot be made important by skipping it two days running.
– Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn’t done it.