Friday fact

It is estimated that scissors, in a basic shear like form made from one piece of metal, were invented in 1500 BC in Egypt, and further modifications to the design, allowing a cross cut action, were made by the Romans [...]

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The oldest surviving barber shop in the world is Truefitt and Hill in London, established in 1805. It now operates in 8 countries, Azerbaijan, South Korea, Canada, India, Thailand, USA, Singapore and Malaysia, offering professional haircuts and other grooming services. [...]

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According to the Oxford Dictionary, “lotium” was a word for “stale urine used by barbers”. They used it as a kind of shampoo. [...]

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The word “gorilla” is derived from a Greek word meaning, “A tribe of hairy women [...]

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Friday fact

The word barber comes from the Latin word “barba”, meaning beard. In early ages, beards signified wisdom, strength, and manhood. [...]

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Friday fact

The term ‘scissors’ comes from the Latin word ‘cisoria’, meaning ‘cutting instrument’. [...]

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Friday fact

The word barber comes from the Latin word “barba”, meaning beard. In early ages, beards signified wisdom, strength, and manhood. [...]

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