Every Little Thing

Pink for Girls, Blue for Boys — Why?

32:33 | Jun 3rd, 2019

3 recommendations

Through the 1800s, babies in the U.S. were dressed in gender neutral clothing — you couldn’t tell the girls from the boys based on their outfits. So why did parents start color-coding their kids in pi...Show More


rmmiller364 recommended:Jun 29th

Thanks for recommending this, @tvidatko! Great episode. I learned lots of things like how “baby” and “it” were generally used as the pronouns for babies in the 19th century. I also loved the detail that people in the 19th century would have been totally creeped out by putting babies in pants because...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💡 Educational
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