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Jan 12, 2023

Snek oil, apply directly to the forehead! Snek oil, apply directly for the forehead! That’s our interpretation of what an 1800s commercial for snake oil would sound like. And don’t get it confused with the very real and highly effective Chinese folk medicine! Learn the origins of the snake oil idiom with Kat, then learn about our next conman of the week: Gregor MacGregor! The “Prince of Poyais” conned his way into the Mosquito Coast, and it’s worse than it sounds!

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