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What is Bathroom Shower in Tagalog? Origin, Evolution, and Designs

What is Bathroom Shower in Tagalog? Origin, Evolution, and Designs

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The bathroom shower in Tagalog is called “dutsa” but most Filipinos call it “shower.” As we all know, a plumbing fixture that allows users to wash under a stream of water. But unlike in many countries, the shower is not that common in Filipino households. Instead, most Filipinos prefer using the timba and tabo when taking a bath or a shower.  The origin of the shower can be traced back to the Stone Age when tribes use waterfalls as their shower. During Ancient Egyptian times, society advanced and clay jugs were invented. Wealthy families then order their slaves to pour jugs of water that serve as their showers. But since the water is very cold, this tradition is seldom practiced.  Yet, ancient Greeks are considered inventors of the shower and the first plumbers. Instead of using ...