[Ads-l] Jhoey

Marc Sacks msacksg at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 25 13:27:26 UTC 2016


I wondered if Jhoey was a cousin to the baseball player Jhonny Peralta.

On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 5:23 AM, Margaret Lee <
0000006730deb3bf-dmarc-request at listserv.uga.edu> wrote:

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> The '80's African American hairdo was called the jheri curl.
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> Some time back I called attention to a cashier named "Jheri."
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> Now a puppet fabricator for the film _Anomalisa_ is listed as (the possibly
> self-named)
> "Jhoey Monster."
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> A Google search shows that Mr. or Ms. Monster has other, similar credits to
> his/her/their name.
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