Frilly Shirt

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FrillyShirt is a humour and commentary website with a Victorian Britain theme, dedicated to "historical facetiae and archaic nincompoopery" - in other words, to the sillier side of history. Created by Sir Frederick Chook, colonial fop, FrillyShirt has updated (sporadically) since 2005. As well as pieces of historical fiction or questionable advice columns, the site includes some arts and culture news from around Australia, as well as the occasional political rant or serious academic text. Two College Radio programmes were derived from FrillyShirt in the 2005-2006 period: Sir Frederick Chook's Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hours and The Difference Hours.

Frilly Shirt provides examples of the following tropes: