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Here's a fun fact!!!
    #647398 - 11/22/12 08:15 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

From Wikipedia:
        "The origin of the red and white barber pole is associated with the service of bloodletting and was historically a representation of bloody bandages wrapped around a pole.[2] During medieval times, barbers performed surgery on customers, as well as tooth extractions. The original pole had a brass wash basin at the top (representing the vessel in which leeches were kept) and bottom (representing the basin that received the blood). The pole itself represents the staff that the patient gripped during the procedure to encourage blood flow."


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Re: Here's a fun fact!!! [Re: NameInUse]
    #647401 - 11/22/12 09:58 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

Barber and Doctor used to be the same profession, believe it or not.


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Re: Here's a fun fact!!! [Re: NameInUse]
    #647409 - 11/22/12 11:54 AM (4 years, 3 months ago)

Yup, Sweeney Todd mother fuckers :cookiemonster:


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Dude she isn't as young as she use to be.

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