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Old 2007-08-18, 05:20   Link #663
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Join Date: Mar 2003
Age: 38
Originally Posted by Aoie_Emesai View Post
Now sometimes you go into those older barbershops you see those red/white/blue spiraling stripes going from up to down on those poles, what exactly did those mean again? I don't quite remember but I think it had something to do back into the Civil War or something, correct?
The exact reasoning or story behind why the pattern and those colours were used differs. However the underlying theme always relates to the services that barbers used to perform; namely surgery, blood-letting and the like.

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