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eep! costume movie alert!

The Young Visiters — comic novel written by a 9 year old and set in the 1890s — is showing this week on BBC America. Set your VCRs and Tivo’s!

The BBC America website has an online quiz where you can win a copy of the book. The quiz is on the Victorian era, and I am very amused by question #4:

4) In 1881 two women created the Rational Dress Society, aimed at encouraging more practical clothing for women. The name of one of the founders became synonymous with a new type of women’s garment. What was her name?

a. Amelia Bloomer

b. Josephine Knickerbocker

c. Daphne Crinoline

d. Adrienne Panier

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