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October 08, 2003

I'm Nick-Free

Friedrich --

In the immortal words of Scott Chaffin, "Edge gel + Mach 3 Turbo = no cuts in years." This morning I gave Scott's formula a try and, praise the lord, it works. Well, apart from that length of Adam's-apple flesh I managed to separate myself from. Still: one wound rather than the usual six -- a big improvement. God bless technological progress, and I eagerly await the advent of the Mach 4.

Scott's blog is here. Go, enjoy, imbibe wisdom.



PS: Achin' forearms forced me ease up on the blogging for a few days. They don't seem to be in loud protest mode this morning, so I'll start venturing the occasional posting again.

posted by Michael at October 8, 2003


Phew, from the title I thought you had given up nicotene. Now I realize that approaching a later stage of middle age, you've learned to shave. Congrats, Michael!!!!

Now, do it consistently everyday to your shins, ankles and calves and I will really be impressed.

Posted by: Deb on October 8, 2003 10:38 PM

The cutting-myself thing drove me to electric shavers years ago. Takes longer, but I can also do it walking the dog around the block.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on October 9, 2003 2:16 AM

My husband solves his problem with it by growing a beard and mustachio. A weekly trim and he's done. Seems like the sensible thing to do.

Posted by: Deb on October 9, 2003 11:39 AM

I usually settle for the least-satisfactory option of all, which is letting the beard grow a bit, then cutting myself up shaving it off. Another mystery -- I mean, how inefficient can you be? -- for the economists to try to make sense of, I guess.

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on October 9, 2003 2:28 PM

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