Title: What Would You Keep in your Marsupial Pouch?

acast Time: 1:09:25
Youtube Time: 1:10:10

Original Record Date: Unknown
acast Publication Date: July 16, 2019
Youtube Publication Date: July 17, 2019

Please Welcome a Man
Who’s just been home and met the girl he fancied when he was ten years-old.

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Richard Herring’s Loganberry, Strawberry, and Thimbleberry Podcast

Cool Kids
I was drinking absinthe with Guy de Maupassant and Ernest Hemingway the other day. Not when I started drinking the absinthe, but once I started they just appeared; started drinking with me.

Guest Best Known
For her thesis, Rotator cuff disease in humans and apes : a palaeopathological and evolutionary perspective on shoulder pathology.


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Emergency Questions



RH notes that the secondary “Best Known” credit for AR is that she won the Blue Peter Artist of the Year, 1988.

When discussing AR’s project, Can Science Make the Perfect Body?, RH suggests the emergency question, “Would you rather have an ostrich’s legs or a baby’s head in your stomach?”

On both acast and Youtube, guest credited as Professor Alice Roberts.

RH tells story of helping to pick up trash in Cheddar Gorge, during which he picked up a used condom and a friend made fun of him.

AR polls audience as to whether they think that headdresses uncovered during an archaeological dig were actually coat hooks, as per her husband’s theory.

RH tells story of his history teacher in Cheddar discovering he was related to Cheddar Man, whose fossils were found in Gough’s Cave in Cheddar Gorge.