Laundry FAQs:


Q: Is laundry the washing of clothing and linens?

A: Yes.

Q: Was laundry often done in a communal setting?

A: Yes.

Q: Is laundry often rubbed?

A: Yes, and twisted, or slapped against flat rocks.

Q: Is laundry still done beside a river or lake?

A: Yes.

Q: Is laundry still done this way in some less industrialized areas and rural regions?

A: Yes.

Q: Was laundry first done in watercourses?

A: Yes, and letting the water carry away the materials which could cause stains and smells.