Whether you have one, want one, or wish they'd all disappear, the Mo is making a comeback. Just in time for Movember, the author of One Thousand Moustaches lets us in on some hairy little secrets.
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There are numerous slang terms for the moustache. Most reflect its tendency to retain food and drink or its association with sex:
-Bristle batons -Bro-stache -Cookie duster -Crumb catcher -Face-lace -Grass grin -Lip shadow -Manometer -Mouthbrow -Moz -Mr. Tickles -Tea strainer -Upper lipholstery -Whiskers -Wing
© 2012 by Allan Peterkin. "One Thousand Mustaches: A Cultural History of the Mo," published by Arsenal Pulp Press.
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