From Towrags to sideburns

After the towrag nonsense, in a piece about the Jacobite uprising of 1745, the BBC spews forth this:

We can give you Flash in the pan and Half cocked but Sideburns did not appear until almost 100 years later when they arrived from America; derived from General Ambrose Burnside who sported a fine pair of side whiskers – as they were previously known.

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