Monday, December 17, 2018

Fact of the Day: Evil Mattress

Before modern government regulations started in the early 20th century, mattress companies would often reuse old mattress material or even fill the mattress partly with various types of garbage to cut corners. Either way, the "new" bed would filled with bacteria.  

12 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

That's nasty, glad I don't live in that time.

Christine said...

Thank goodness for modern regulations!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

This is why government regulation is a good thing.

Emmylou said...

Eeeeeeewwwwww

Kirk said...

I bet the bed bugs loved it, too.

peppylady (Dora) said...

There company who would cut corners for a profit and to the hell with safety and such.
I should post this on my facebook page and watch the comments fly...
Coffee is on

Bob said...

There are companies doing that today.

Huggybear said...

Obviously the private rooms of the Turnip Top White House have rotten mattresses - thus the idiotic tweets at all hours of the night.
Now we know who to blame - those lousy bedbugs!!!
Colin

Huggybear said...

You might also get some lawsuits - so don't go copying this and putting it on bloody facebook.
Colin

Martha said...

ACK! That is awful!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Eeeeeew.

bj said...

Glad for government regulations on this...I have the BEST mattress and now, knowing this, I am even more thankful for it.