Thursday, March 30, 2006

Hair

As someone who is folicularly challenged, maybe I just don't know about this, but it seems to me that whenever people see a hair on something edible they inappropriately freak out. Am I wrong here, people? Can hair actually hold disease and illness? Isn't it just protein? I don't know. People react to it as if there's a finger in their potato salad. I could see if it were a long, crinkly hair with particles attached to it. But usually it's just a small, less than one inch hair, that more often than not comes from the freak-outer's own scalp.

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7 comments:

ibis said...

Haha! Good point - I don't get it either.

Heather B. said...

the thought of hair anywhere makes me gag. It's disgusting.

dani said...

i was in chicago! now i'm in evanston. and i'm tired!

Lizzie said...

I don't get what the big deal is either. It seems the socially acceptable thing to do when finding a hair in one's food is to freak out and make a scene, but it doesn't bother me. There was a hair (2, actually) in my sushi last night and I just plucked them out and continued shoving sushi rolls into my mouth. No biggie.

Bone said...

Yeah, hair grosses me out, too. It was on a Seinfeld. So it's gotta be universal.

"You sold me a hair with a cake around it."

debbiecakes said...

Lizzie- Gerrrrross.

Bone- Damn you. Ya stole my comment, perhaps you also stole my Jesus Fish.

Oh yeah, nevermind, I'm a Jew.

Sue Ellen Mischke said...

I'm only moderately grossed out by hair in my food.