Killer Fashion and the The Hippo Cartel

 
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In this episode Suzie looks into deadly clothes and Trevor finds Hippos in a unlikely place.

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REFERENCES

CRAPE CLOTHING

Australian Museum 2018, ‘Mourning – Victoria Era’

https://australianmuseum.net.au/about/history/exhibitions/death-the-last-taboo/mourning-victorian-era/

Calberg A 2012, ‘19th Century Widower etiquette, Victorian era, Antebellum

https://ladyamcal.wordpress.com/2012/01/18/19th-century-widower-etiquette-victorian-era-antebellum/

Grace’s Guide to British Industrial History 2018, ‘Courtaulds’

https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Courtaulds

Sears J 2018, ‘Wearing a 19th-Century Mourning Veil Could Result in — Twist — Death’

https://www.racked.com/2018/3/29/17156818/19th-century-mourning-veil

Today I Found Out 2016, ‘Why Do People Wear Black for Mourning’

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/11/people-wear-black-mourning/

United Nations of Roma Victrix 2019, ‘The Clothing of Ancient Romans’

https://www.unrv.com/clothing.php
University of Michigan, The Dietetic and hygienic gazette. v.14 1898, p. 260

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015076525693;view=1up;seq=296

SOUTH AMERICAN HIPPOS

Pablo Escobar – Encyclopedia Britannica

Pablo Escobar’s hippos: A growing problem – BBC News (26 June 2014)

Pablo Escobar’s ‘cocaine hippos’ may be helping river ecosystems in Colombia – Live Science (30 March 2020)

Could Pablo Escobar’s escaped hippos help the environment? – National Geographic (31 January 2020)

Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Fill a Hole Left Since Ice Age Extinctions – The New York Times (26 March 2020)

Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Have A Big Impact On Colombian Lakes – Forbes (30 January 2020)

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out – I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas (Public Domain)

All music used under fair use provisions.

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