No, it's not a typo, although Movember is also the month of November, it is when moustaches are grown (by men only) to heighten awareness of "men's problems" (prostate and testicular cancer) as distinguished from "womens problems" which get their own coverage .


Many thanks to all those gentlemen who have covered their upper lip in facial hair and in so doing have been able to use it as a topic of conversation to bring up the subject to friends, family and acquaintances, especially if you have been able to combine that with sponsorship to raise funds for research.


The razors can come out now, unless you are so pleased with your new image that it is to be a permanent or semi-permanent feature (wives, girlfriends and so on permitting).