[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

baur baur baur at chello.at
Sun Jun 27 21:48:53 BST 2021

> Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> hat am 27.06.2021 22:24 geschrieben:
> On Jun 27, 2021, at 3:59 PM, baur baur via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> > 
> > no - the romans diid collect a lot piss .. among other things it was used to bleach fabrics as well as a mordant for dieing of fabrics
> > 
> > so putting up amphoras to piss into at street corners and other places was not unknown ..  
> Used in tanning leather, too, wasn't it? 

yes .. and they had even more uses for the amonia and urea in urine 



> I seem to remember it's rather a feature in Judith Tarr and Harry Turtledove's Household Gods (in which a modern lawyer wishes that she could go back to the simple life of the late Roman Empire, ha!).
> Katherine
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