Everyday Items With Totally Messed Up Histories:  Listerine

Origin: Powerful antiseptic… AND…. 


Before it’s use to obliterate your stank morning breath, Listerine mouthwash was originally developed as a surgical-grade antiseptic. But it was also marketed as a floor cleaner, and was even used to keep the promiscuous masses of the 19th Century clap-free.



Categories: Articles

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: