Friday fact

In 2007, an American man named Corey Taylor tried to fake his own death in order to get out of his cell phone contract without paying a fee. It didn’t work.

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 in 100 AD.

Friday fact

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...

Friday fact

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

Friday fact

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

Friday fact

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