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Bust Cream, Anyone?

We think of the late 1800s as a time of Victorian refinement, with sensitivities so severe, one was to use the term “lim…

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Plump, Plumper, Plumpest

The headline brings an immediate chuckle: “How to be Plump.” Say what? Yes, in Victorian times, this 1988 book declares,…

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