Miss Manners Guide to Excruciatingly
Miss Manners Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior. See especially, "Unpleasant Facts of Life."
Norbert Elias' fascinating The Civilizing Process traces the evolution of etiquette over the last millenia, including Erasmus' advice on flatulence.
Scatalogic Rites of All Nations, with forward by Sigmund Freud
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Love Italian Style, where we find out how Melissa Gorga doesn't poop.
Steven Pinker explains how we avoid lingual fecal contamination in The Stuff of Thought.
Alexander Kira's The Bathroom goes far greater into detail on all things toilet than you thought possible or necessary. Sadly out of print.
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Dr. Spock's classic guide explains the importance of "potty training" as part of the civilizing process.
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Jared Diamond discusses the critical importance of manure to the development of human societies.
Aristophanes' hilarious play features the constipated senatory, Blepyrus.
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Francois Rabelais' giant baby, Pantagruel, favors the goose neck for a wipe.
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Along with a number of fascinating and hilarious texts, you can find St. Bernard of Clairvaux's quote, "The human being is nothing but fetid sperm, a bag of manure."
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"He is truly wise that counteth all earthly things as dung that he may win Christ."
These sources are quoted directly in An Inconvenient Poop.