I can’t resist posting this here:
I’m not an especially hairy guy. My hair is long enough to pull back in a ponytail (having it long takes the curl out of it), and I have a mustache and beard, but really not much more. I didn’t really have any noticeable hair on my chest until I reached my 40’s, and by then it all came in gray.
I was in high school when George Carlin did his famous hair poem…
That was in 1972, when it seemed everyone had lots of hair. Now the trend among some men is to have a shaved head, probably to cover up the fact that they’ve gone bald. In fact, some men are shaving the hair off the rest of their bodies. I think they call it “manscaping.” I call it strange. But, to each his own.
Th term “hairy,” which was the actual prompt for today, was used to indicate that something was horrible. Kind of like the infamous Lincoln Towing, according to singer Steve Goodman.
Or maybe it was just that it rhymed with “Gary,” as in Gary, Indiana, hometown of The Jackson 5. Don’t worry, I won’t add a video.
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