Beard Week 2015: Pogonophobe of the Year poll

I have been remiss in not passing on this important poll, but there’s still plenty of time to vote for Katie Hopkins..

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Beard Week seeks Pogonophobe of the Year

The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that it is searching for the Pogonophobe of the Year as Beard Week 2015, a celebration of hirsuteness, starts on 29th June.

In 2014 Nigel Farage, arguably the epitome of the clean shaven white man in a suit, was awarded the title.

In 2015 the BLF is running a poll to determine who should be in the frame as the beard hater of the year. Of those on the shortlist only former England rugby coach Clive Woodward and inevitably Katie Hopkins have made openly pogonophobic comments, but the others are believed to be some way from pogonophilia, the love of beards

BLF Organiser Keith Flett said, of course pogonophobia is a generally acceptable prejudice. Our aim is to make it a bit…

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5 Responses to “Beard Week 2015: Pogonophobe of the Year poll”

  1. Bryn Jones Says:

    Nigel Farage is a pogonophobe? So he’s not all bad after all.

  2. Phillip Helbig Says:

    “Beard Week 2015, a celebration of hirsuteness, starts on 29th June”

    The beard is one of the few things which doesn’t get worse as one ages; it might actually improve! I’ve put up a
    a few more pictures
    (click on the smallest ones to enlarge) a) to document the effects of the second law of thermodynamics and b) so that people can recognize me even when I am not wearing a name tag. (Once, at a GR conference, someone recognized my name because he reads this blog!)

    • Bryn Jones Says:

      I’m not sure beards improve with ageing. If I don’t shave, the hair is grey on my chin and grey-brown elsewhere. It doesn’t look good.

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