Hey scro, why the wig?

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/31056/why-did-people-wear-powdered-wigs

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Good stuff.

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Don’t think one of those wigs would even fit under my hat

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The article said, “And so, the syphilis outbreak sparked a surge in wigmaking.”

Fascinating. I always assumed that it was a medieval LGBT thing. :face_with_hand_over_mouth:

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outward pomp inward rot

nothings changed

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Does anyone else feel dirty and in need of another shower after having read that?

Actually that explains a great deal about the history of that time. But what explains today’s insanity?

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With the “nobles” it would likely be two words… consanguineous marriage

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Bunch of nit-picking bigwigs.

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