You may have heard the malicious claim bandied around that beards are dirtier than toilets. Some say it’s an outrageous slander and #1 fake news item today. Others say shave that terrible thing off.

Appropriately, we explore this theme through memes.

#5 – Where did this whole beard/virus theory originate? We have our suspicions.

#4 – The virus theory may have germinated elsewhere, but it’s clearly mutating.

#3 –  The are germs are everywhere!

#2 – Still, many believe the beard is a germ factory. ‘This is a public service. Hand me your beard!’

#2 – All of them. Even Middle Earth ones.