Ambrose Burnside
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What does that really mean?: Sideburns

What does that really mean?: Sideburns | Ambrose Burnside | Scoop.it
Originally, the mutton-chop side-whiskers had been known as “Burnsides” but after General Burnside's very public fall from grace the term became reversed. Sideburns received their name because of the location on your face ...
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Back of the Cereal Box: The First Name in Sideburns

Back of the Cereal Box: The First Name in Sideburns | Ambrose Burnside | Scoop.it
Initially, the name Burnside became burnsides, referring specifically to the Civil War-era variety of facial hair in which sideburns and mustache collided in a reckless orgy of facial hair. However, by 1887 (and only twenty-two ...
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