These widespread practices in the Wild West show how wild the times really were

By YEET MAGAZINE | Updated 1408 GMT (2208 HKT) September 29, 2021

Sleep in sawdust

Perhaps in part because so many people were chewing and spitting tobacco, the floors of the saloons were covered with a layer of sawdust.ADVERTISING

As we have just seen, spittoons were installed on the ground. As you can imagine, cowboys weren't bothered with the details, they didn't really have to worry about spitting on the side. This is why sawdust covered the floor of the saloons. And as if it wasn't disgusting enough to walk on this stuff, travelers staying in these taverns had to lie on this filth as well.