This is the easiest blogfest around, and I almost missed it, due to all the cold medicine and other craziness going on around here. I'm not savvy enough at the moment to get the blogfest picture into the sidebar, so it disqualifies me from the prize drawing, but that's okay by me. I just wanted to be part of the cool kids participating. All you had to do is repost an old blog post from the past year you thought hadn't gotten the love it deserved.
So without further ado, I'm unearthing a post from back in March of this year.
Mutton Chops-A Closer Study of The Art of the Sideburn
Today we take a closer look at a very popular expression of male facial hair as we delve into the mutton chop. This in depth analysis of one of the many different categories of male facial hair builds on my previous homage to the art of the sideburn.
Mutton chops are long, sometimes bushy, sideburns that reach either the jawline or connect to a mustache. They can be trimmed and stylized in any number of ways. As such.
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1. Elvis impersonator.
Elvis did right by the mutton chop in the seventies.
And the impersonators know it. Have a look.
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I'm a lumberjack and I'm okay . . . with my mutton chops.
3. Motorcycle gang member
But let it be known that a mutton chop wearing member cannot rise in the hierarchy above the level of "thug". Leaders must make special facial hair concessions and have either a ZZ Top beard or a Fu Manchu mustache.
4. Horror film hillbilly extra #6
One through five being taken by other men with bushy beards or very scraggly mustaches.
mullet) And to prove my point, I leave you with this.
Nothing but mutton chops, baby!
So there it is, Citizens. My take on some wicked-awesome facial do's. Next time, I'll really talk about writing and music. Until then, let me know about your facial hair preferences in the comments!