Seeing Red

I don't know whether it is the temperamental redhead theory or whether I was justified but today I was seeing red. I started taking a writing class at Second City, and we did the ice breaker when you introduce another person. So the girl who introduced me had asked me if I was a natural redhead (um, she works for a hair salon....duh!? Not too hard to tell if red hair is real; ya can't bottle this). So when she introduced me, and she mentioned that I am a natural redhead. All was fine and dandy. I was not offended.

Then, two guys introduced each other in the next group. One was a redhead. The other guy, in mocking my partner, said, "And he's all natural. The carpets match the curtains." Everyone laughed. I resisted the urge to jump out of my chair and maul him. Part of my resistance included considering whether I could throw him out the window. Is this an overreaction or am I just sick of hearing it? Unoriginal.
Sexual Harassment! 
The things  us redheads have to deal one will understand. :( But these things sure make a redhead see red.

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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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