Why is poop called poop?

Etymology 1
Uncertain, possibly from Middle English poupen (“to make a gulping sound while drinking, blow on a horn, toot”). Compare Dutch poepen (“to defecate”), German Low German pupen (“to fart; break wind”).
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When was poop called poop?

The word 'poop' was first written down over 600 years ago, in reference to the rear deck of a ship. Much to my children's disappointment, this name had nothing to do with feces, instead being connected to French and Latin terms for 'stern. ' So at that point, the smell of a 'poop' would have only been salty, sea air.
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Is it called poo or poop?

Feces is the scientific terminology, while the term stool is also commonly used in medical contexts. Outside of scientific contexts, these terms are less common, with the most common layman's term being "poop" or "poo".
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When did the word poo originate?

"excrement," 1744, a children's euphemism, probably of imitative origin. The verb in this sense is from 1903, but the same word in the sense "to break wind softly" is attested from 1721; earlier "to make a short blast on a horn" (poupen, late 14c.).
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When did the first human poop?

Dated at about 50,000 years old, based on the layer in which it was found, this is the oldest human excrement ever identified. Ms Sistiaga said her samples easily pre-date other fossilised faeces, belonging to modern humans (Homo sapiens) and found in Egyptian mummies and ancient Greek latrines.
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Where did the word fart come from?

The word “fart” comes from the Old English word “feortan,” which means “to break wind.”
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What does 💩 mean in English?

Pile of Poo (💩), also known informally as the poomoji (slang), poop emoji (American English), or poo emoji (British English), is an emoji resembling a coiled pile of feces, usually adorned with cartoon eyes and a large smile.
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Why do we pee when we poop?

When you do pass stool however, the relaxation of the stronger anal sphincter also decreases tension in the weaker urinary sphincter, allowing urine to pass at the same time.
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Why is pee called number 1?

It's because you pee more frequently than you poop, of course. Pee is the number one waste product, and poop comes in second.
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What was the first poop?

What Is Meconium? In a nutshell, meconium is your baby's first poop. Meconium is a nearly odorless, greenish-black, gooey substance that's passed during your baby's first few bowel movements, often during the first 24 hours after his birth.
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What is human poop called?

feces, also spelled faeces, also called excrement, solid bodily waste discharged from the large intestine through the anus during defecation. Feces are normally removed from the body one or two times a day. About 100 to 250 grams (3 to 8 ounces) of feces are excreted by a human adult daily.
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What is the old word for poop?

coprolite. If you ever find yourself in a situation in which you're talking about old poop, you'll want to use the word coprolite.
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Why do I feel sleepy after pooping?

The sensation you are describing is most likely due to a reflex called a "vasovagal reaction." Here's what I mean. Often people need to tense their abdominal muscles and strain a bit during a bowel movement. This tends to stimulate the vagus nerve, which slows the heart rate.
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How do people without legs pee?

How do you go to the bathroom if you have no legs? Since they don't have a butt, they don't go the toilet. They rely on medical tubes to excrete stools and urine. half body amputees are usually called hemicorperectomy amputees.
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What is the longest record for holding pee?

There's currently no official record set for the longest someone has gone without peeing, but holding it in is not advised. According to msn.com, no serious health problems have been linked to holding urine too long.
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Do females pee and poop at the same time?

The pelvic floor muscles relax when we defecate. However, they will not necessarily have to fully relax when we urinate. But when the pelvic floor musculature does relax, in addition to allowing stool to pass, it decreases the tension in our urinary sphincters, allowing urine to flow.
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Is it OK not to flush pee?

It's totally safe to let your pee sit in the bowl, BTW

“Unless you have a urinary tract infection, your urine is sterile. Even if it isn't, municipal water contains residual chlorine that can kill pathogens introduced into it.”
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Do guys sit down to pee?

The truth is, there are a number of reasons why men might opt to sit down—and research suggests that more guys do it than might be expected. Data—admittedly, data from 2007, but hey, this isn't studied too often—shows that 42 percent of married men sit down to urinate, presumably due to spousal pressure.
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What does it mean to YEET?

Yeet is a slang word that functions broadly with the meaning “to throw,” but is especially used to emphasize forcefulness and a lack of concern for the thing being thrown. (You don't yeet something if you're worried that it might break.)
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What are these symbols called in English * {} []?

Curly brackets {}

Curly brackets, also known as braces, are rarely used punctuation marks that are used to group a set.
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What does this mean 4?

"I Really Love You" is the most common definition for <4 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. <4.
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How do the British say fart?

Raspberry Tart, Hart and Dart, Horse and Cart, and D'Oyley Carte. Horse and Cart, Raspberry Tart, Hart and Dart, and D'Oyley Carte are all ways to say fart, many originating in England.
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What was the smelliest fart in the world?

Seals and sea lions may be some of the smelliest gas emitters out there. "Having been near seals and sea lions on field work before, I can confirm they are absolutely vile," said Rabaiotti.
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Why do I get cold after I poop?

The vegus nerve is part of that rest-and-digest system, and runs all the way from the brain stem to the rectum. "When that is stimulated, it can cause sweats, it can cause chills, it can drop your blood pressure and your heart rate as well," he says.
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