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Autopogonotomy

posted 25 Oct 2015, 16:02 by Sandra Kirby   [ updated 25 Oct 2015, 16:04 ]
Great word - and I can say this is a action that 80% of the men in our family engage.  
Listened to fascinating interview this morning with Dr Alun Withey from Exeter University has undertaken quite a bit of research into the history of the beard and pogonotomy (shaving) Autopogonotomy is self shaving.
Apparently in Victorian times the full bushy beard was symbolic of men's power over women and the world
Lovely US infographic  thought you might enjoy.

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