Archive for April 2014

Redheads Came from Scotland, Not the Vikings

Redheads Came from Scotland, Not the Vikings
Despite my claim that red hair came from the Vikings, apparently new research shows it most likely came from Scotland. Uff da. On the brighter (or should I say, cloudier?) side of things the article says the following amazing things about redheads, proving we are a superior race: “People carrying the gene had the fairest skin... Read more »

The Redheaded Stepchild

The Redheaded Stepchild
The other day, a fake redheaded daywalker said, “You know, we’re like the redheaded stepchild, and since I’m a redhead y’know, I know what that’s all about.” If she really knew what that’s all about, she would’ve realized that I, the only true redhead in the room, was about to go all ginja on her... Read more »

On Being Ginger in Israel

On Being Ginger in Israel
Yesterday, I called attention to an Israeli redhead photography project. Today, I would like to tell you the things that happened to me as a redhead in Israel: 1. I won the title of “Most Ginger” in my Birthright group. 2. A group of guys who saw me in a swimsuit said to me, “Why... Read more »
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Israeli Redheads

Israeli Redheads
As many of you know, I am obsessed with Israel. Ever since I was young, I wanted to travel there. I really wanted to study abroad there, but that’s probably not the safest country for study abroad. Especially since the Gaza War (when Hamas overtook the Gaza Strip) occurred during my junior year…prime study abroad... Read more »

Viking Redheads

On seeing Viking ships in Norway: “Gazing up at the prow of one of these sleek, time-stained vessels, you can almost hear the screams and smell the armpits of those redheads on the rampage.” (From Rick Steve’s Snapshot Norway) Add your email address to subscribe to The Ginger Philes, if you dare:
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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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