Used in a friendly way by a woman to a bearded man in Love in Quiet Places, by Bernard Thompson. English children might well cry out ‘Beardie’ or ‘Fungus Face’ to such a person. In the past they would have shouted ‘Beaver’, which became the name of a children’s beard-spotting game in the 1920s.

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