Quoted from mooch:
Carpet in the bathroom? Big mistake. My Mom did our bathroom in plush shag back in the 70s. I came home one night in my College years full of Stroh’s and Rumple Minze and hurled all over it. That sent all that plush into the dumpster in a hurry.
I tried selling vacuum cleaners in 1977-78. I about starved to death but that is another story
When showing sweepers in homes back then, shag carpet was everywhere. One word for shag carpet: Nasty.