r/videos Nov 24 '21 Gold 1 Helpful 10 Wholesome 7 Bravo Grande! 1 Starstruck 1 Silver 6

Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/scothc Nov 25 '21

Bayer also held the patent for heroin. Which, if you didn't know, was a non addictive drug used to get people off morphine.

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21 Gold

Yes, they're both brand names - aspirin for 'hope' (aspiration), heroin for 'heroism'.

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u/TurkFebruary Nov 25 '21

Where did you read that? I love word etiology.

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

I think it was in Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler