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Sallie Lemons Sallie.Lemons at MSDW.COM
Thu Jun 1 15:05:54 UTC 2000

What about Ginger Baker??? Did he have really red hair or am I hallucinating?

Lynne Murphy wrote:

> Bruce asks:
> > And to drag this back to topic...however did ginger come to refer to
> > red/orange hair in the UK? I could understand blonde, but red?
> It's more usually used for what we'd call strawberry blonde--so it's reddish
> blonde.  You also hear it a lot of cats--a ginger cat--which are not red but
> might have a warm tinge to their blond fur.  People with really red hair are
> more likely to be called 'red-headed'--Ginger Spice excluded (but then she
> did have those blonde streaks).
> Lynne

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