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Thanks to Amateur Casual for tipping me off on twitter: today’s post on the “Two Nerdy History Girls” blog is about an 1829 article on Barbers.  HERE is the Google Books link to read the entire original text.  Give it a read and leave your favorite quote from it here as a comment.  Personally, I like “The veriest churl is softened by the application of the warm emollient brush…”


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