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English reasons for wearing the mustache.

--A curious inquirer in London has been able to draw up a table of the different reasons for wearing a mustache. Having questioned not fewer than one thousand persons so adorned, their answers have helped him to the following result: To avoid shaving, 69; to avoid catching cold, 32; to hide their teeth, 5; to take away from a prominent nose, 5; to avoid being taken as an Englishman abroad, 7; because they are in the army, 6; because they are rifle volunteers, 221; because Prince Albert does it, 2; because it is artistic, 29; because they were singers, 3; because they travel, 17; because they have lived on the continent, 1; because the wife likes it, 8; because they have weak lungs, 5; because it acts as a respirator, 29; because it is healthy, 77; because the young ladies admire it, 471; because it is considered "the thing," 10; because his uncle did not, 1.

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