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September 01, 2014

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Rafi

Take that, stereotypes.

peter horne

As a bald person I find it deeply offensive.

sk60

Tie a plastic bag tightly around your head for about 30 minutes.

Air holes?

Lancastrian Oik

"However, the length of time it takes for the dreads to fully mature may vary depending on your hair type and texture".

I'm sure there's an analogy in there somewhere.

Joan

Don't these white colonisers know their hair is racist...?

http://davidthompson.typepad.com/davidthompson/2013/03/racist-hair.html

We need some power analysis now!

Ted S., Catskill Mtns., NY, USA

"However, the length of time it takes for the dreads to fully mature may vary depending on your hair type and texture".

For a Komondor, it takes about three years.

David

For a Komondor, it takes about three years.

Blimey. It’s hard to tell how much actual dog there is under there.

David

For those who prefer their hoop-dancing without the crustiness, there’s always this.

David Gillies

As Edward Woodward's character put it in Hot Fuzz: If we don't come down hard on these clowns, we are going to be up to our balls in jugglers!

Stuart Lord

Maybe we could let these alternative lads meet up with those calling their hair colonialist appropriation and watch the fun ensue. Especially if the alcohol bug killer enters the scalp.

But otherwise dreadlocks always seemed to me a good indicator that a) you were on unemployment benefits or study benefits or b)you were in a job that had such minimal standards that I want to know where immediately just to avoid it.

Yes, a book by its cover and all, I'm sure Einstein would have been mostly as smart if he had dreadlocks instead of static hair. He probably just wouldn't have had the job in the patent office to sit around and think all day, I'm guessing.

pst314

What percentage of these dreadlocked twits have lice?
A modest suggestion: Require them to use a delousing booth before entering a library, train, etc.

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