Kaiser Wilhelm Toilet Paper

I knew that it's popular to put politician's faces on toilet paper (for instance, Amazon sells Obama toilet paper as well as Mitt Romney toilet paper), but I didn't realize that these kind of novelty products were being sold even back in World War I. [via Daily Mail]

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Sep 11, 2014
     Category: Bathrooms | Baths, Showers and Other Cleansing Methods | 1910s

My Mom had a chamber pot from WWI with the Kaisers picture in the bottom and one from WWII with Hitlers.
Posted by F.U.D. on 09/11/14 at 09:35 AM
@FUD, One of those WWII chamber pots ended up on Antiques Road Show UK.

It was postulated by some of the anthropologists that studied the cave drawings in So. France that the intention of representing the stick figure humans in front of the running animals was, in fact, a jibe at a neighboring tribe (or family they were unsure on this point) they were having a hunting rights dispute with.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/11/14 at 09:45 AM
I have a Nixon Countdown Calendar.
Posted by KDP on 09/11/14 at 10:00 AM
These things and the above comments bring new meaning to the line from the old WW2 song, When the fuehrer says "Ve is de master race!" We say hiel! 😛 hiel! 😝 in the fuehrer's face! :lol: :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 09/11/14 at 10:52 AM
The pictured TP looks like "John Wayne TP," rough and tough and won't take crap from anyone.
Posted by RobK on 09/11/14 at 11:05 AM
Now available : "Ex-wife toilet paper" ... just send us a photo
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 09/11/14 at 05:33 PM
Or ex-husband tp, gotta be fair now. :lol:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 09/11/14 at 10:16 PM
Now, I'd take offense at people crappin on my great great great great? grand pappys mug, but he was a butthead and drove my Grandmother to emigrate to Australia with the stable boy. (Ya don't marry maids at the summer palace)LOL
Posted by John Church on 09/12/14 at 10:26 AM
PS I got a Jane "the commie f**ker" Fonda Dartboard when they were popular.
Posted by John Church on 09/12/14 at 10:28 AM
When my colleagues from Germany need to find a bathroom they'll joke "Now I must go to where even tne Kaiser must be alone."
Posted by Flamingo1 on 09/12/14 at 11:16 AM
"A scrap of paper" being the Treaty of London (1839) by which Prussia had guaranteed Belgian neutrality.
Posted by John Ayer on 09/12/14 at 12:45 PM
<mode=racist Anglo of the 1910s> Yeah, after all, they're our neutrals, dammit, not those dirty sub-human Kraut monsters'!</mode>

Anyone want to guess how likely it is that England would've invaded France if they'd gone through Belgium at Germany? Mine is: not bloody likely at all.
Posted by Richard Bos on 09/14/14 at 06:57 AM
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