It's an argument in every house and every person has a different way of looking at it, but the argument has finally come to an end. Over or under? The answer is in the original patent-- that's right, the answer is revealed.

Toilet Paper D Dennison
Toilet Paper D Dennison

And the answer to the age old question...

Over is the correct way to handle your toilet paper. This isn't just speculation or the result of someone finally winning the toilet paper arm wrestling championship, it is as simple as looking at the patent application.

According to the patent paperwork that was filed in 1891, toilet paper was intended to be used over verses under.

There you have it! Now you can go back to the dress color debate with a clear conscience. Or better yet, decide on a clear and decisive rule on whether it's the girl or guy that is responsible for putting the seat down.

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