horsehair wig


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a wig made of horsehair

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You can get a decent horsehair wig for about pounds 500 which, if you are bald (a lot of barristers, especially male ones, are), is well worth it.
It would be unfair to claim that we haven't done our fair share of exporting traditions, when the Queen is head of state in 15 other countries from Antigua to Tuvalu, and there are judges and barristers in Africa sweltering under horsehair wigs.
The new robes were first worn officially in October as judges were instructed to abandon their horsehair wigs, wing collars, and traditional garb when sitting in civil and family proceedings.
But it was those taxes and levies that brought peasants to revolt and lop off the heads and horsehair wigs from those trussed torsos.
There must be quite a lot of tongue-in-cheek stuff going on inside those horsehair wigs for the former.
Lady magistrates are allowed to administer the law hatless, though judges still have to sweat it out in horsehair wigs.
But they will keep the robes and horsehair wigs for criminal cases.
The judge said the claim "led to the faintly surreal experience of three gentlemen in horsehair wigs examining the meaning of such phrases as `mish mish man' and `shizzle my nizzle'."
The only people in the country who won't have heard of John Leslie, it's safe to assume, are the weird creatures in red nighties and horsehair wigs who sit as our senior judges - those reclusive old birds who still think that Posh Spice is something that goes with turmeric and curry powder into a chicken dhansak.
The judge said: "This led to the faintly surreal experience of three gentlemen in horsehair wigs examining the meaning of such phrases as 'mish mish man' and 'shizzle my nizzle'."
Mind you, they could do that without a TV in sight if they just removed their horsehair wigs.
Each of the three QCs - the fiercely bearded Duncan Menzies for the Crown, Michael Jones representing Sarwar and Herbert Kerrigan for Sarwar's co- accussed, Mumtaz Hussain - was attended by their juniors, all male, all with grey curled horsehair wigs jammed down on their heads.