During the Victorian era, flannelette dresses, shirts, and pajamas were extremely popular. But unfortunately, not all people could afford them. The expensive fabric was substituted with a cheap one that was very flammable. A person wearing pajamas made of this fabric and standing near or holding a candle could be injured or even die.
Each country has its own beauty standards. Like in Indonesia, women used to sharpen their teeth so that they resembled shark teeth. And conversely they had their canine teeth filed flat. It’s said that you can even find these women today. The process of filing is rather painful and dangerous since different bacteria can easily enter the body through damaged enamel