Do you have a ski-jump nose?

Sometimes a very pronounced nose is jokingly referred to as a "ski-jump nose"
Sometimes a very pronounced nose is jokingly referred to as a “ski-jump nose”

A Very, Pronounced Nose

If you are one of those people, who just happen to have an oversized and/or distinctively shaped nose, you might consider yourself lucky. (or you could get a nose job) First of all you are not alone and secondly having a big nose might be considered a sign of distinction. In fact, throughout history there have been many important personalities that went through life with a slightly larger than normal protuberance located directly above the oral passage. Fear not you are not alone. Following are some caricatures of famous people with big noses.

Bob Hope

The name of Bob Hope is synonymous with having a large nose
The name of Bob Hope is synonymous with having a large nose

For Bob Hope, his overly large nose was a source of one liners and self depreciating jokes. Throughout his popular career, Mr. Hope constantly made light of the fact that he had an unusual facial feature.

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was often satirized because of his very large nose.
Richard Nixon was often satirized because of his very large nose.

 

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