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Old January 8th, 2013, 03:16 PM   #21

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That much is true John Milton had no beard and was a hellraiser.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 03:36 PM   #22

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Whilst the late Victorian British army may have insisted that the stiff upper lips of its soldiers be follicaly decorated, it was in the navy that beards ruled.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 06:09 PM   #23

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It's no accident that today's derision towards bearded men coincides with increased effeminacy at worse and more feminised at best
You are right. All those Labor Party Wimmin and barely a handlebar between them. Mind you, Mandelsohn sported a tache before he married that Brazilian dancer bloke--perhaps he counts?
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Old January 9th, 2013, 12:33 AM   #24

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What derision..? Maybe I need to get out more.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 05:07 AM   #25

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The Dangers of Being Bearded - Beard Care UK

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Old January 9th, 2013, 06:55 AM   #26

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What derision..? Maybe I need to get out more.
Or maybe you need to grow a huge moustache, a General Kitchener special? Like the horns of a highland cow? Or a ZZ Top style beard
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My foliage is already carefully styled thanks, according to fashion principles of lethargy and apathy.
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