Sept 5, 2019: Beards

On September 5, 1698, Russian Tsar Peter The Great imposed a TAX on BEARDS. Peasants paid a few pennies, and nobles paid a couple hundred bucks per year for the right to have a beard. The Tsar was trying to get Russia to modernize, and beards to him were old fashioned and backward as compared with the rest of Europe.

Men: What facial hair do you have now, or what was your favorite style or type, if any.

Women: What facial hair do you like, or what was it like when & if you had a husband or old boyfriend with facial hair?

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