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Cutting hair when Rosh Hodesh Av is a Friday

Is it permissible to cut hair on Rosh Hodesh Av when it comes out on a Friday?
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Tasting the meaty Shabbos food on erev Shabbos Chazon: can one swallow?

We do not eat meat or poultry in the Nine Days with certain exceptions notably Shabbos. It is customary to taste the Shabbos cooking on erev Shabbos afternoon to check the flavouring. During the nine ...