The {{ Moustache }} and the Movember foundation

My moustache gets so many questions he has his own agent now.

— Tom Selleck

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Moustache fun facts

The month of November is all about mustaches thanks to the the Australian Movember Foundation which raised more than $600million worldwide (2014). Since 2003, the Movember Foundation charity has organized Movember events to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and depression. As part of this campaign the Mo (moustache) brothers all around the world grow their moustaches to support scientific research. Of course also Mo sisters can participate in the movement. For more details check out www.uk.movember.com. The goal of Movember is to “change the face of men’s health”. And now let’s see some moustache facts 🙂

{{ MOUSTACHE FACTS }}

1. In theory our ancestors could already shave with stone razors, but the oldest portrait is from 300 BC. showing an Iranian horsemen.

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2. During the Victorian era, noblemen used moustache spoons to protect their moustaches when eating soup. It was made with a guard on its rim that acted as a barrier between mustache and soup.

3. A fancy way to say shaving is “pogonotomy”.

4. The average man spends six months of his life shaving and moustache grooming (assuming he begins around 15 and lives to be around 75).

5. In a deck of cards the King of Hearts is the only king without a moustache.

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6. Albert Einstein was not seen without his moustache for over 50 years.

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7. In Eureka, Nevada, USA, it is illegal for men with moustaches to kiss women.

8. On average a man with a moustache touches it 760 times a day.

9. There are between 10,000 and 20,000 hairs on a man’s face and the average moustache has 600.

10. According to a study performed by Nigel Barber, there is a strong correlation between a good marriage market for women and an increased number of moustaches worn by the male population. Barber suggests that this correlation may be due to the fact the men with moustaches are perceived to be more attractive, industrious, creative, asculine, dominant and mature. Barber suggests that these perceived traits would influence a woman’s choice of husband as they would suggest a high reproductive and biological qualities, and a capacity to invest in children

(Source: Wikipedia, uselessdaily.com)

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