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Lime Juice Can Cause Serious Sunburns

Thought this was worth sharing as I — and I am sure many of you — was unaware how dangerous lime juice could be to our pale skin. If you’re handling limes or lime juice while before/during lots of sun exposure, be very, very careful. You do not want to end up with 3rd degree... Read more »

On Redheads

A few song lyrics about redheads by my Israeli friend (edited for grammar/spelling by me): “There is blonde like the sun/ And black like the night/ But only a redhead/ Describes the sunset right”

What should I have said?

What should I have said?
The other day, I was minding my own ginger-y business and walking down the street sans hat. I tell you that because after this incident, I’ve decided I should now always make sure to wear a hat to disguise my gingerness as much as possible. And that’s because, as I was crossing State Street, a... Read more »

Norwegian redheaded hairstyle

My mom said this lady is my doppelgänger:

Confessions of a Faux Redhead

Confessions of a Faux Redhead
An anonymous person submitted the following to me to post, so I figured I’d indulge her: “My name is Georgia and I’m a fake. Despite having both maternal and paternal aunts with red hair, I didn’t make the cut and was born with nondescript no-color brown hair that clung to my head like a scraggly... Read more »

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Where Did Redheads Come From?

In case you haven’t heard, scientists have “discovered” that red hair became an evolution thing when humans moved out of Africa 50,000 years ago. Homo sapiens began to become redheads to adapt to colder/darker climates where we wouldn’t get as much Vitamin D. And now our pale skin makes us not need as much Vitamin... Read more »

"You and your 'blondish' hair"

A co-worker called my hair blondish today.

Scientology Loves Redheads

Maybe it’s because aliens like Tom Cruise are fascinated by the most unique race on Earth (gingers) or maybe it’s because they believe our soullessness will make scientology the only appropriate religion for us, I’ve determined scientologists love redheads. I learned this today when picking up my mail. My roommate apparently used to be a... Read more »

Ginger Ail

103 degree fever? I’d say that’s a ginger ail. Hope it’s not gingervitis.
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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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