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dinsdag 28 september 2010

Corner view "The Incredible, The Mysterious Mustache"








A moustache (American English: mustache; pronounced /məˈstɑːʃ/  
in RP* and /ˈmʌstæʃ/ inGeneral American) is facial hair  grown on the upper lip. 
 It may or may not be accompanied by abeard, hair around the entire face. 
The word "moustache" derives from 16th century French moustache, 
which in turn is derived from the Italian mostaccio (14th century), dialectal
 mustaccio (16th century), from Medieval Latin mustacium (8th century), 
 Medieval Greek moustakion (attested in the 9th century), which ultimately  
originates as a diminutive of Hellenistic Greek mustax (mustak-) "moustache", 
 probably derived from Hellenistic Greek mullon "lip". However,
 the Hindi word "moochh" for a moustache also bears a close resemblance.
*Received Pronunciation (RP), also called the Queen's (or King's) English
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So far some history about the The Incredible, The Mysterious Mustache!
But.....!!! In Dutch a mustache = SNOR!! So, my cat Siepie 
decided that he really wanted to go with his "snorharen" (whiskers) on this CV!
But, Siepie forgot the word "haren" (hair) behind the "snor"....
Anyway, to pleasure him, I put him on my incredible, mysterious mustache CV!
Also I put alvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 
markies de Dalí de Pubol on the illustration, he really had an incredible mustache 
and for the person he was,  he also was mysterious! I did one painting 
of him on the background. The unicorn has also a kind of beard / mustache!!
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~click on picture for bigger view~
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For more incredible, mysterious mustache in this world> CV

9 opmerkingen:

  1. Zou leuk zijn om een hele encyclopedie op deze manier te maken, deze natuurlijk onder de s van mustache :)

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  2. I like your snor collage. ;) I forgot that cats too have mustaches. Such fun today on the CV. Cheers~

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  3. Hi Jolanda, dat zit zeker snor!
    Hi Anna, een hele encyclopedie...poeh is wel veel werk! Maar wel leuk, doe je mee?
    Hi Conny thank you for your comment, well my cat was looking to me and showing of his mustache!

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  4. I love your original CV mustache collage.
    Your cat's a great model, you are a great artist,
    And the man with a mustache has a great name:)
    Happy week to you!

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  5. Thanks for this interesting historical post! I like your illustration too!
    Have a nice day (without mustache ;))

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  6. your kitty fits perfectly into your piece. so great! one of my favorite views this week!

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  7. Interesting history of mustaches !! have agreat sunday !

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