Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Long hair starves brain, says Pyongyang

North Korea affirms my parents' beliefs.

NYT cites BBC reports of North Korea's "Official Hair Days."
"The government is telling men to keep their hair short and visit a barber twice a month, saying that long hair 'consumes a great deal of nutrition' and could thus rob the brain of energy...The drive is being led primarily by state television with a series called 'Let Us Trim Our Hair in Accordance With Socialist Lifestyle."(Yahoo News-AFP).
(i.e., my parents always thought that my long-haired boyfriends were deficient in brainpower...)

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