We are not amused... or are we? If you like you puns this is the episode for you. Find out about the popular jokes of the past, and the market that were sold in. What joke went viral over 100 years ago? Dr Bob Nicholson is here to let you know!
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Thomas Lansing Masson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lansing_Masson
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Bob Nicholson Historian of Victorian popular culture. Senior Lecturer at Edgehill University. Curator of Victorian Humour
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer www.iszi.com (she also has a cat called Vincent)
Making History on BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qxrc
The Z List Dead List is a podcast about obscure people from History. Created by Iszi Lawrence @iszi_lawrence
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Theme: Time Trades Live at the WFMU Record Fair - November 24, 2013 by Jeffrey Lewis (http://www.thejefferylewissite.com)