Established practice[ edit ] Bathing by both sexes together had occurred since time immemorial and is documented in neolithic cave drawings and Roman mosaics and frescos. When working people started visiting the coast to be 'dipped' for health or to 'bathe' for leisure cannot be determined but had been happening for 'some time' in Bathing in the sea by the lower classes was noted in Southampton by Thomas Gray in , and in Exmouth by shoals of Exeter damsels in unsufferable undress in He became interested in the curative properties of the waters and he wrote A discourse of Bathe, and the hot waters there. Also, Some Enquiries into the Nature of the water in
Nudists want naked sections on all Victorian beaches
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Published June 19, Updated May 23, We all that know the Victorians were a bunch of uptight prudes. People back then probably got arrested at the beach for showing their knees, right? Actually, while the Victorians—like everybody before and since—had their hangups, their all-too-human sexuality tended to come out in ways that modern people find really bizarre. Deviant Art Have you ever noticed how, in nearly every picture from the Victorian age, the men are all wearing jackets and coats? This is especially the case when the picture is of men posing in the presence of ladies. The reason is simple: In an age when hygiene was largely optional and bathing every day was in the domain of obsessive-compulsives, some kind of stink-control mechanism was sorely needed, and that mechanism was an elaborate social etiquette governing the exact protocol for when and where to cover up the stank.
Why Japanese people are comfortable with nakedness
Ronald McDonald wears a literal bathing suit in this McDonald's commercial. Ran and Conan wear bathing suits in public baths. Save for the first time they went into an onsen, that is. He tries bathing naked only that time he realizes too late he got into the public pool area.
Why Japanese people are comfortable with nakedness Nov. But one area Japanese people are not shy about is when it comes to nudity. Girls are wearing shorter skirts each year.