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What, pray tell, is a singeing lamp?

I think I am going to grow my mustache like Thornton Grimsley. :roll:
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Couvi wrote:
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What, pray tell, is a singeing lamp?

I think I am going to grow my mustache like Thornton Grimsley. :roll:
IIRC, a singeing lamp was used to groom the manes, tails, and exuberant body hairs of horses. :wtf:

One of the original sources made mention that Grimsley wore those for years BEFORE they became more prominent. If you read closely between the lines in a few different contemporary descriptions, he was very much an attention ho....
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Interesting description! :o
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