Saturday, October 6, 2007

A Dark Day In Mustache History

On this day, in the blighted year of 1916, the British Army revoked the standing order that all military men were required to maintain a mustache.

Michael Leapman explores the disastrous consequence to the British Empire in this keenly insighted Telegraph article.

1 comment:

A. .B. Curtiss said...

I have two old pictures of men with mustaches and am trying to find out which is the father and which is the grandfather. Can you tell from the mustache which is the older man? Thanks for your help. A. B. Curtiss