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Just what is the purpose of human hair? Comments

by Willy / October 23, 2007 4:05 AM PDT
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(NT) Which ones?
by JP Bill / October 23, 2007 4:06 AM PDT
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Even the wild ones
by Willy / October 23, 2007 9:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Which ones?

If I wanted to be picky, I would narrowed it down to nose hair, but any will do. Wink Hair seems to be so unwanted and/or needs to be removed if out of place. If left uncut it tends to become matted or becoming unkept seems so natural even after a bath, so what does hair where ever found may have a purpose but alot of it seemly doesn't. -----Willy

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I've always wondered
by Dragon / October 23, 2007 10:13 AM PDT
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when I've been at the barber shop, that there's got to be something useful that can be done with all the hair that gets swept up.

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Speaking of hair
by JP Bill / October 23, 2007 4:15 AM PDT
Nose hair


nasal hair acts as a filter

ear hair is a indicator of "old" age in my case
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I was recently idly wondering
by Dragon / October 23, 2007 8:39 AM PDT
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if I grew a mustache under my nose, if I would have to trim my nose hair.

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(NT) LOL! :-)
by Angeline Booher / October 25, 2007 5:15 AM PDT
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Simple answer
by Steven Haninger / October 23, 2007 8:29 AM PDT

It was a government instituted program to create jobs. Without this program you'd be paying for a lot of unemployed barbers, stylists, those in the leg waxing industry, etc. Stimulate hair growth and you stimulate the economy. Hair is also a great warning device. When it burns, the smell is unmistakable. How else would you know if your head was on fire? Happy

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Where shall I start?
by Diana Forum moderator / October 23, 2007 12:36 PM PDT

Why don't we have hair all over our body? Why are we the naked ape?

Certain hair has sexual connotations. The hair under the arms and in the crotch. As for the head and face hair, it was probably chosen by the females as a sign of virility. Certain characteristics (like a large chin) take a lot of extra food to maintain. If the male has these characteristics (like the tail on a peacock), it shows that he is a good provider and can provide for a mate and offspring.

Anthropology 101


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