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Sep 17, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • Who Boudicca was and what popular culture got wrong about her
  • How many miles the Romans could walk on their own roads
  • Just what the Romans ever did for us

Sep 10, 2019

In which you will learn

  • The excellent story behind, and etymology of the word 'Thing'
  • All about Halfdan and the Vikings who took York
  • Just so, so much about British place name etymology

Sep 3, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • An Ancient Roman drinking game
  • Some of the dumbest drinking habits of the Romans
  • All about the guy who thought he was Bacchus

Aug 27, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • The interesting origins of the Mexican National Anthem
  • The difference between making friends in Mexico, the UK and Australia
  • A heck of a lot of ancient etymology

Aug 20, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • Why pregnant women were encouraged to drink Guinness
  • Which beer's marketing involved telling people it wasn't all that great
  • A whole bunch of political slogans from the last 200 yrs