Expert Explains Why A Beard Is Technically Pubic Hair On Your Face

HUFFINGTON POST — The term puberty is a direct descendant of “pubertatum,” the Latin word for “age of maturity” and manhood, as well as “pubertis” (“adult, full-grown, manly”). The Middle English term for pubic hair was “neþir berd.” So, etymologically speaking, any hair that grows in a place it didn’t before puberty is pubic.

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