When did the mustache become so popular as a symbol of fatherhood? Check out the logo in this Sears’ ad for Father’s Day gifts:

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Apparently only Dads that are sporting a soup strainer are worthy of gifts. Folks like this guy:

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And this fella:


Even this guy:


Why the fascination with the lip caterpillar these days? I blame this man:


So what does it all mean for clean-shaven fathers? No gift for you!

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