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Rub them with fresh beef every day until they disappear. 1852


As with all our historical handy hints, this is a real tip from a Victorian book. We cannot say that it'll work and it is up to you if you want to try!



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  • list arrowWhat did Victoria do first

    after her coronation in 1837?  Have a parliamentary meeting?  Have tea with all the royal dignitaries?  No - she gave her dog, Dash, a bath.


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