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Chinless Wonder

Posted by Malcolm hirst on December 03, 2005

Re. "Chinless Wonder"
Could an alternative but similar explanation to the one you put forward on this site be the habit of the 18th and 19th century officer class in the army to wear the chinstraps of their shakos and bearskins under the top lip rather than under the chin? -thus perpetuating the myth of not possessing a chin at all!