The Reality Check #45: BMI + Michael Jackson Skin Colour + Eskimo Words for Snow


Darren trims that fat on BMI (Body Mass Index), Jon explores why Michael Jackson’s skin became lighter over the years, and Adam debunks the myth that the Eskimo/Inuit have 400 words for snow.

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Show Notes
Mathematical debunk
Wikipedia article

Michael Jackson Skin Colour
How Did Michael Jackson Turn White? –
Info on Vitiligo –
Plastic Surgery is the New Addiction — Time Online
Wikipedia article on Michael Jackson’s Appearance

Eskimo Snow Myth
Article which includes a dubious list of 100 words meaning snow

Wikipedia page on the myth
Examples of permutations which some would consider to be words
Article which includes numerous English words for snow

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