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Five questions about barbers – Quick Quiz

A trip to the barber’s may be a tedious chore to some, an opportunity for a bit of male grooming to others. Here’s five questions about barbers, anyway. (Something for the weekend, perhaps?)

  1. In the barbers’ traditional red-and-white spiral striped pole, what are the colours white and red generally considered to represent?
  2. Who wrote a 1979 musical called Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street?
  3. How might a barber find a use for the birch bracket fungus (Piptoporus betulinus)?
  4. In which British city would you find the Barber Institute of Fine Arts?
  5. Glynis Barber formed half of 1980s TV detective partnership Dempsey and Makepeace. Where was she born?

Check your answers here!

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