The Bardcast: "It's Shakespeare, You Dick!"

Medical Shakespeare

October 14, 2022 Lisa Ann Goldsmith and Owen Thompson Season 3 Episode 62
The Bardcast: "It's Shakespeare, You Dick!"
Medical Shakespeare
Show Notes

Pustules and chancres and ague and belching,
Carbuncles, dropsy, kyphosis, and felching....

Okay, that last one wasn't Shakespeare per se, but it fucking rhymes!!!

On today's episode, we go through all the lovely medical terms in Elizabethan times and Shakespeare plays.

Got your tissues and puke bags handy?? You're gonna need 'em.  Enjoy!!

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