25 Manly Facts About Beards You Should Know

Is your face graced with the alpha declaration of a beard? Do people stare in envy as they witness testosterone exploding out of your facial lion-like mane? Is your beard the epitome of masculinity. If these are true and are common for you then we can’t help but be envious (because beards are awesome!). See not everyone can boast of the magnificence that is, the beard. Some try really hard only to fail at stubbles and patches. Other’s give up entirely an settle for that naked look. But those who carry their symbol of masculinity on their face are to be celebrated. And indeed, with these manly facts about beards, we do! From the fact that beards used to be taxed to the longest beard ever measured on a man, check out these 25 Manly Facts About Beards to see if your beard measures up. After, check out these 25 Things Every Man Should Know How To Do, because as masculine as the beard may be, there’s more to being a man than just a beard. And while you’re at it, be sure that you’re aware of these 25 Survival Myths That Could Actually Hurt You because few things are manlier than surviving the wild outdoors (that is, if you survive).

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Growing and cultivating facial hair is known as pogonotrophy

pogonotrophySource and Image: wikipedia
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Pogonophobia is the fear of beards

fear signSource: wikipedia, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

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Beards were once taxed. Peter the Great encouraged cleanliness by charging people 100 rubles a year to have a beard

taxSource: baldingbeards.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org
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During the Middle Ages touching someone else's beard could be seen as disrespectful and even grounds for a duel

much disrespect such rudeSource: history.co.uk

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An average man will spend 3,350 hours shaving during his lifetime

clockSource: beardbrotherslic.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org


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