Mansplainer Series: History of the Tampon

Believe it or not, tampons have been around for thousands of years! From ancient Egypt to depression-era Denver, Colorado, the story of how they came to be spans continents and centuries.
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Like most important stories the history of the time bonus and engines and them. Closes ball back at least that's the age. Egyptian who made some funds out of softened papyrus in the fifteenth century BC the Greeks in the fifth century BC makes bonds with the lynch wrapped around woods the Romans. His playbook and women in parts of Asia and Africa you throw them grouse and on the block. Some bottom of the American women use today made of soft white colleagues to with the help of an obligation and removed by the pull of a string. This not come around. Around until the twentieth century. The top of some bond within obligate that was just like dubbed O house of Denver Colorado in 1923. Bullets bombs and existed for thousands of years. The United States. And most giving you seven. I've held in place I have felt the house wanted to create something better than uncomfortable ride like they used half the visiting a friend in California who voted. Certainly through November. He returned to Denver appealing. He went straight to welcome developed a variety of building complex content some fund with a disposable applicants as brilliant deposit invention why. He failed to create what you recommend that you brought an end up selling the company to a visit human intelligence. Kendrick with a Germany look. Went on the I'm companies have been did its best president but she couldn't turn a profit until the company in 1936. Based opposition junk food and even some gynecologist. But great marketing campaigns and study showing how safe and effective they work. Helped turn public opinion around. So if you love me because they were comfortable. Women taking over then jolted back and to make their way into American global. National association of woke up. Have a driving tumbled on television. Continued strengthening the boys were around 70% of American women and.

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