Encore episode! OSTENTATIOUS - show notes

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The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain on Gutenberg.org (Chapter 37)

The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain on Librivox.org (reading by John Greenman)

Numerous theories about the possible origins of the expression "Dressed to the nines" are at The Phrase Finder

Here is Glynnis with Peter Davison, the actor who portrayed the Fifth Doctor in Doctor Who, and the "mash-up" costume that she describes in the episode:

And for comparison, here is Peter Davison in the original costume of the Fifth Doctor:

This is the second of her costumes that Glynnis describes in the episode, her Venetian gown (photo from In the Long Run Designs):

Glynnis's Venetian Gown 

And here are two other of Glynnis's excellent historical costumes, photographed by In the Long Run Designs:

Queen Glynnis 

18th Century Glynnis 

You can see lots more photos of Glynnis's costumes on her Instagram: @shoesfirstthencorset.

Find out more about Sean McCollough (who sings this episode's closing song, "Rag Doll") and his music at his website!

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