Colored toilet paper used to be really popular back in the 70’s, especially matching it to your bathroom decor. Doctors warnings and possible damage to the environment affected sales so badly companies stopped making it.
In China, toilet paper theft is such a big problem that someone created facial recognition software that makes you stare a computer in the eye for toilet paper dispensing. 1 piece per person.
Northern Paper Company offered the first splinter-free toilet paper in the early 1930s.
There was a toilet paper shortage in the USA in 1973 caused by a joke on a talk show that convinced people to hoard toilet paper.
It wasn’t until the 1930s that production techniques improved to the point where toilet paper could be advertised as “splinter free”.
Most people orient their toilet paper with the loose end hanging over the top and away from the wall.
Donated Bibles were sent to Romania and subsequently pulped into TP because there was a toilet paper shortage.