Why Did People Used to Wear Powdered Wigs?

The peruke’s story begins like many others—with syphilis.

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    Syphilis, out of sight out of mind. *sticks velvet crescent moon shapes over sores*
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    I’ve always wondered this!
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    My little heart positively sings when I learn something like this.
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    Ah, syphilis. History’s favorite disease.
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    oh, history
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    When I used to research Old Europe, these people were some of the nastiest people in history. They had a choice, they...
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