There are not many different trades and skills that date back as far as the barber. I absolutely love going to the barbershop for plenty of reasons ranging from the conversation to the way that I feel when I walk out of the door. Take a moment to listen to the history and how they got their profession to where it is today. There are a lot of reasons why I called this show the BLOODY history instead of just the history. I personally had NO idea that the barber used to also be an amateur surgeon. What about the pole? Where did that come from? Why is it a pole instead of a symbol? What is with the colors? Lastly I wanted to discuss how to tip your barber. Tipping is a big part of keeping a great barber and also a great way to show your appreciation, but I also wanted to highlight the nature of the barber and how they feel about tipping. If you have a barber, let them know about today’s podcast!
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What is the history of the barber and why is it so bloody?
- The full history of the them
- Why do they need license today
- What is the history of the pole
- What is a barber
- Why were they surgons and dentists?
- How to tip
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