Friday, August 07, 2015

Origin Of The Phrase ‘Skeleton in the Closet’

Professor Good N’ Well (aka comedian Eddie Brill) sheds light on the unsettling origin of the famous phrase, "Skeleton in the Closet".

England's Anatomy Act allowed corpses for medical research and doctors attempted to increase the quality of their research while decreasing the burden to their bank accounts by concealing their illegally acquired corpses in "cupboards".


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