MOvember: Day Fifteen

“”Thank goodness!” said Bilbo laughing, and handed him the tobacco-jar”

It’s day fifteen – half way through MOvember 2012. So far I am over the moon with my MOustache. My face is much warmer, I’m wiser (a MOustache does that to you) and when I drink coffee from a big mug the edges of my MO tickle slightly.

The above MO photo is dedicated to Sir Ian McKellen, Tolkien’s Middle-Earth and tweed! I am a massive fan of all of these so I had to cram them all into a photo along with my MO (oh and a pipe).

Here’s to the second half of MOvember 2012…

 

MOustaches in the News

On the eve of Movember 2012, Prostate Cancer UK urged some the country’s top scientists to be part of a groundbreaking new research initiative funded by The Movember Foundation.

Movember’s Centre of Excellence aims to uncover the answers to some of the toughest questions that remain in relation to the disease that affects an estimated 250,000 men in the UK.

Paul Villanti, Executive Director of Global Programmes at Movember, said: “Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and is predicted to become the most common cancer overall by 2030.

“Working with our colleagues at Prostate Cancer UK, Movember is delighted to announce our plans for a UK Centre of Excellence in prostate cancer research.”

The research will aim to find answers to the many questions that still remain. Movember gets bigger each year with 2011 helping to raise £15million for Prostate Cancer UK.

 

Useless Facts About MOustaches vember

Since 2004, the ‘Movember Foundation’ charity has run Movember events to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and depression in Australia and New Zealand.

In 2007, events were launched in Ireland, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Spain, the United Kingdom, Israel, South Africa, Taiwan and the United States. In 2010, Movember merged with the testicular cancer event ‘Tacheback’.

In 2012 the Global Journal listed Movember as one of the top 100 Non Government Organization (NGOs) in the world.

 

Famous MOustaches

John, Paul, George and Ringo of The Beatles, beautifully sported a number of MOustaches throughout their illustrious career. Here a chevron, horseshoe and even a mexican are pulled off brilliantly by the musical legends. The Beatles have had more number-one albums and sold more singles in the UK than any other act. They were included in Time magazine’s compilation of the ’20th Century’s 100 Most Influential People’.

 

QUIZ

Who is this MOustached gentleman? Born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State on 3 January 1892, he served in the First World War then went on to become a professor of Anglo-Saxon and English Language and Literature. He was an incredibly famous and talented author of a number of fantasy novels – most notably a trilogy.

Day Eleven’s Answer: THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY

 

Thanks for reading.

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Please sponsor my MOvember attempt at: http://mobro.co/TomNRS

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I am a film student and budding journalist.
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