Fw: guido guidette
Mullins, Bill AMRDEC
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From: Bill Mullins <amcombill at hotmail.com>
To: Mullins, Bill AMRDEC
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Subject: guido guidette
Apparently both terms were associated with hair styles early on.
Thomas Frank "NYC'S HOTTEST SPOTS THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES ARE PACKING THEM IN" _The Record_ (New Jersey) March 10, 1985 p F01
"The Vezzas' 30 barbers have patented countless haircuts: the Guido (short on the sides and in back, the Little Tony (slanted sideburns and a V in back), the Apollo (short on sides, puffed on top."
Elaine D'Aurizio "ENTER THE YEPPIES YOUNG ETHNIC PLAYBOYS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN" _The Record_ (New Jersey) - March 24, 1985 p F01
"Russo proudly calls himself a " Guido " a term used in local discos to describe a guy who is flashy, macho, and cool. . . .Unlike Russo, most detest being called Guidos, a term they consider pejorative."
GWEN SALLEY-SCHOEN "CLIPPING A HAIRY PROBLEM" _SACRAMENTO BEE_ August 8, 1985 Page: ST5
"DO YOU HAVE problems explaining to your hairdresser that you want a Guido , spike, iridescent cowlick, pink topknot or mohawk?"
Diane Harris "SUN, SURF, AND STYLES AT THE JERSEY SHORE" _The Record_ (New Jersey) July 10, 1986 p. U01
"Fashion at the shore is mostly a reflection of the wearer's home town: "You can always tell a Guido [shore lingo for someone from New York] or a Bennie [someone from North Jersey]," Lewie says."
Pat Wiedenkeller "Rules of Cool" _Newsday_(Melville, NY) September 4, 1991 Section: PART II Page: 57
"And if you have big hair, no question: you're a guidette ."
"BIG HAIR CONTEST AT A DISCO IN LONG ISLAND" All Things Considered. National Public Radio July 18, 1992
"Mostly they call it guidettes. Guidette is like the big thing for big hair. You know, like, she wears the gold jewelry and her hair's big and she's got the big loop earrings and a lot of makeup. That's basically called a guidette ." [radio show transcript]
Arlene Levinson, Associated Press "Opening teens' hearts and minds - Teachers hope high school classes will help end racial stereotyping" _The Dallas Morning News_ January 31, 1993 Page: 20A
"Mr. Kirkland: "What's a Guido?'
A white girl offered: "They blast their music, and they don't even dance.'
Mr. Siegel: "Is there an equivalent? A Guidette ?' "
Ralph Cipriano "SOUTH PHILLY STRUTS LIKE A MODEL FOR CAMERAWOMAN CAROLINE MAYO SAW THE WORLD. AND THE WORLD WILL SEE HER HOME." _Philadelphia Inquirer_ November 29, 1997 Page: B01
" "I want to invite all the Guidos and the Guidettes to attend,'' she said, using South Philly slang for corner boys and their girlfriends."
STANLEY CROUCH " 'UNMADE' MEN AND WOMEN HOW A NOT-QUITE-DOCUMENTARY ON NEW YORK SINGLES BECAME A CULT FAVORITE " _New York Daily News_ November 8, 1998 Page: 16
"Italian, from Jersey City, and at least 50, Monte says her struggle is to avoid the life of a "Guidette , as opposed to a Guido, which is an Italian guy with his shirt open and chains all over the place going `Duh, duh, duh.' "
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