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Charlie Baxter



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S4/E5- The Great Stink: A Smelly Chapter in London's History

🧐 Take FREE Episode Quick Quiz   /  📝  Get FREE Episode WorksheetIn this episode, Charlie invites Martin on the show to talk about the "Great Stink" in London in 1858, focusing on the city's bad sanitation and how Sir Joseph Bazalgette's new sewage system helped solve the problem. They mix interesting historical details with their own stories and talk about how people then thought bad smells caused diseases. Get the App:📱On iOS / Apple App Store here📱On Android / Google Play Store here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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