"Follow the heedings"

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Tue Feb 18 16:02:25 UTC 2003

On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Laurence Horn wrote:

>heedings and warnings".  And another new (to me) word from today's
>Times:  the compound _hat hair_, for the "affliction" caused by
>compressing one's hair under a tight hat during a winter in which
>it's more important to conserve body heat than to look stylish.  (Cf.
>also "hood hair.")

Some of us equine folks here have been talking about <helmet hair> for at
least five years. Helmet hair refers to a haircut such that no one can
tell whether you just removed a riding helmet from your head. It can also
refer to what hair looks like after one's helmet is removed if one does
not have such a haircut.


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