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The clean shaven men 20 66.67%
The bearded guys 10 33.33%
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Old August 23rd, 2014, 12:42 PM   #21

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Ah, correction - it was Seneca, Letters to Lucilius, complaining about the baths near which he lived. "Praeter istos, quorum rectae voces sunt, alipilum cogita tenuem et stridulam vocem subinde exprimentem nec umquam tacentem, nisi dum vellit alas et alium pro se clamare cogit."
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Old August 23rd, 2014, 01:11 PM   #22

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Originally Posted by gladiatrice View Post
Caesar also plucked his eyebrows and removed most of his body hair.

That's just a little weird, Jules.
I think it was to be sure no lice, etc. On the other hand, lots of women think guys like this are sexy.
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Old August 23rd, 2014, 01:21 PM   #23

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That decision was easy for me. Beards all the way. When I saw the clean shaved Hercules with Beatles haircut (statue from the Roman era) in Ephesus, I had enough. I said give Hercules back his beard!!!
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