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

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

Watch out for the bed!

If you were on the road and needed a bed for the night, you probably ended up in a dingy place or a saloon.

It's not bad to find a bed for the night, but you really shouldn't be careful about the cleanliness. Indeed, the hygiene of these accommodations was subject to questioning. You might wonder who had slept in this bed before you and what illnesses you would be susceptible to catching. One can also wonder about the freshness of the linen. As discussed earlier, lice and fleas weren't uncommon, that's for sure.