The Mystery of the Devonshire Colic

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

The Mystery of the Devonshire Colic

Tuesday, 18 May

For centuries, people around the world were baffled by a bizarre serious of symptoms that seemed to wax and wane in certain regions over time. Various researchers proposed any number of explanations for these regional afflictions, everything from the actions of an angry god to, true story, cider. Eventually, scientists found the answer: lead. Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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