230315 Marquisotte

By March 23, 2015zBlog Archives

A most frustrating day dealing with red tape, which needed a large pair of shears and a scouting badge in knots. Not much time to go and hunt down barbers in the hope of finding something to suit “marquisette”, which means: ‘To shave or trim (the beard) with exaggerated fastidiousness. Occas. in pass., of a person: to have the beard so trimmed’, (OED). I thought Herman’s moustache looked as thought it might have been marquisotted this morning and it’s pretty close to a beard …

Day #82 of the second 365 project, where the daily pic is informed by the OED word of the day.