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Yo Jonah:

I wrote up the decline of bar soap a while ago. We become ever more fastidious. Anything expelled from our vile bodies, or removed therefrom by washing, must be disposed of a.s.a.p. via plug-hole or waste bin.

Bar soap is a long time dying though. All my local supermarkets still sell it. By contrast, try buying a hankie nowadays.