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Wanderlust Daily Trifle: Merkin

Learn something new.

Did you know... Merkin is a pubic hairpiece?

Merkins became popular in the 17th century, when they were originally worn by prostitutes after shaving their genitalia to combat pubic lice and other sexually-transmitted maladies.

Prostitutes would wear these so-called pubic hair toupees to cover up signs of disease.

So now you know.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/wanderlust-daily-trifle-merkin

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