Bartitsu: the forgotten art of gentlemen’s defense

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Bartitsu: the forgotten art of gentlemen’s defense

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Bartitsu: the forgotten art of gentlemen’s defense, to be used when confronted with Edwardian-era street crime
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amazing.
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But does it even work if you don't have that fabulous mustache?!?!?!?
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EVERYTHING works better when you have a mustache, Bob... EVERYTHING!

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Lars Porsenna wrote:EVERYTHING works better when you have a mustache, Bob... EVERYTHING!

Damon.
Well, mustache rides, FOR SURE!!!
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Very cool! See also: bataireacht (Irish stick fighting). Literally the Western martial art of silly-log fighting. Just learned about that one too.
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heh.
mustache rides.
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