116. My Dad Excavated A Porno

116. My Dad Excavated A Porno

The Allusionist

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<p>The word ‘pornography’ arrived in English in the 1840s so upper class male archaeologists could talk about the sexual art they found in Pompeii without anyone who wasn’t an upper class male archaeologist knowing about it. Even though, at the same time, Victorian England was awash with what we’d now term pornography.</p> <p>Dr Kate Lister of Whores of Yore and pornography historian Brian Watson of histsex.com explain the history of the word, an...Read More
<p>The word ‘pornography’ arrived in English in the 1840s so upper class male archaeologis...Read More