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.Blond (see below) or fair-hair, is a hair color characterized by low levels of the dark pigment eumelanin.^ Girl Angel with blond hair and dark skin color .
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^ Blond hair can be of mild cream color.
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^ (My hair is a natural dark blonde.
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.The resultant visible hue depends on various factors, but always has some sort of yellowish whiteish color.^ The resultant visible hue depends on various factors ...
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^ Blonde , or Blond , is a yellowish pale and sometimes golden color of the human hair that are caused by numerous factors such as .
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^ Depending on various factors blond comes in many shades among which is ash blonde, but blonde always has some sort of yellowish colour, from very pale blond to a reddish "strawberry" blonde, also known as ginger.
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.The color can be from the very pale blond (caused by a patchy, scarce distribution of pigment) to reddish "strawberry" blond colors or golden-brownish blond colors (the latter with more eumelanin).^ Orange and golden colors will make you appear very pale.
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^ Chamoille will give a a strawberry blond shade; while lemon juice is more golden.
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^ Blonde , or Blond , is a yellowish pale and sometimes golden color of the human hair that are caused by numerous factors such as .
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Other terms used

.From the German for flax or hemp touw , the expression tow head literally means someone flaxen haired.^ Meaning you might see a patch of blond hair and identify the literal color as a very dull tan and he might paint it cad.
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Other variations are towhead or toe head, the latter being a misspelling that does not relate to the word origin.

Etymology, spelling, and grammar

.The word blond was first attested in English in 1481 and derives from Old French blont and meant a "colour midway between golden and light chestnut".[citation needed] It largely replaced the native term fair, from Old English fæger.^ Q: What are the blonde’s first words after 4 years of college?
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^ The word blond was first attested in English in 1481 and derives from Old French blont and meant "a colour midway between golden and light chestnut".
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^ It largely replaced the native term fair, from Old English faeger.
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.The French (and thus also the English) word blond has two possible origins.^ Q: What does a blonde say when you asked her what the last two words of the national anthem are?
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^ Q. What does a blonde say the last two words of the national anthem are?
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^ Q. What does a blonde say when you ask her what the last two words of the national anthem are?

.Some linguists say it comes from Medieval Latin blundus, meaning yellow, from Old Frankish *blund which would relate it to Old English blonden-feax meaning grey-haired, from blondan/blandan meaning to mix.^ Some linguists say it comes from Middle Latin Blundus, meaning yellow, others say it comes from Old Frankish *blund which would relate it to Old English blonden-feax meaning grey-haired, from blondan/blandan meaning to mix.
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^ Now I agree with Malcom to some extent, some of the women are attractive, however some of them not to my standards of taste, such as Rai, whose figure I would say is “Overweight.” .
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^ When the husband comes into the bedroom, she points at herself and says, "You want some of this?"
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.Also, Old English beblonden meant dyed as ancient Germanic warriors were noted for dying their hair.^ Note: the following joke is very funny in German, but doesn't translate well into English.
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.However, other linguists who favor a Latin origin for the word say that Medieval Latin blundus was a vulgar pronunciation of Latin flavus, also meaning yellow.^ The linguists who support the Latin origins however say that Middle Latin blundus was a vulgar pronunciation of Latin flavus, also meaning yellow.
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^ Some linguists say it comes from Middle Latin Blundus, meaning yellow, others say it comes from Old Frankish *blund which would relate it to Old English blonden-feax meaning grey-haired, from blondan/blandan meaning to mix.
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^ And others say hey, it's an executive type function the PCAOB does, so, that means the executive branch should have the cord pull; well, you could say so symantically, but come on, who else is behind the case despite what it looks like on the surface?

Most authorities, especially French, attest the Frankish origin. .The word was reintroduced into English in the 17th century from French, and was for some time considered French; in French, "blonde" is a feminine adjective; it describes a woman with blond hair.^ A blonde hair woman smiling .
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^ Woman with long blonde hair .
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^ Woman with blonde hair smiling .
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"Blond" is an adjective that refers to the hair itself. A man can have blond hair but he is rarely a "blonde".[1]
.Though many writers of English use the spellings interchangeably,[2] some of them continue to distinguish between the masculine blond and the feminine blonde[3] and, as such, it is one of the few adjectives in English with separate masculine and feminine forms, at least in written language.^ However since the blondes are emancipated, they have formed a political party of their own and has put some new laws on the table and in between their boobs.
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^ Sure, he could have used an editor, but "Stuck Inside Of Mobile...," "I Want You" and "Absolutely Five Believers" are just a few of the many faultless tracks here.
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^ I have written about that encyclical in four articles at least, but I am afraid it offers no comfort for Phillip Blond’s overall strategy (though neither could I claim it for the free market case).
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Each of the two forms, however, is pronounced the same way. American Heritage's Book of English Usage propounds that this particular use of the term is an example of a "sexist stereotype [in] that women are primarily defined by their physical characteristics."[3] (Another hair color word of French origin, brunet(te), also functions in the same way in orthodox English.)
.The word is also occasionally used, with either spelling, to refer to objects that have a color reminiscent of fair hair.^ (Another hair color word of French origin, brunet(te), also functions in the same way in orthodox English.
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^ Gertrude from The KAMics , although Word Of God is that if he knew she would end up that dumb he would have given her another hair color.
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^ Rose Talks Smack: August 10th, 2009 at 7:30 pm Hate the hair and the base color on her face is doing nothing for her either.
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Examples include pale wood and lager beer.

Varieties

.Many sub-categories of blond hair have also been defined to describe someone with blond hair more accurately.^ Many sub-categories of blond hair have also been invented to describe someone with blond hair more accurately.
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^ Rhubarb is a fairly strong dye that can create a more golden/honey-colored hue for the blonde-headed and the light-brown haired.
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^ Hamburg - The blonde hair tones seen on many heads could not possibly be attributed to nature.
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Common examples include the following:
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  • blond/flaxen[4][5] – when distinguished from other varieties, "blond" by itself refers to a light but not whitish blond with no traces of red, gold, or brown.^ A light dulled GOLD blond.
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    ^ A blonde at a flashing red light.
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    ^ Natural color is dirty blonde/light brown Oily condition, must wash every day Straight, thick Needs a relatively low-maintenance hairstyle Uses no product Lots of ponytails .

    .This color is often described as "flaxen".
  • yellow – yellow-blond ("yellow" can also be used to refer to hair which has been dyed yellow).
  • platinum blond[6] or towheaded'[7][8] – whitish-blond; almost all platinum blonds are children.^ Paul Mitchell Color Care Shampoo Platinum Blonde 10.14 oz .
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    ^ Paul Mitchell Hair Color Permanent Very Light Platinum Blonde 9P .
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    ^ It is not uncommon in German families to have children from the same parents with very different hair colors and complexions (one blond one black) .

    "Platinum blond" is often used to describe dyed hair, while "towheaded" is generally refers to natural hair color.
  • sandy blond[9][10] – greyish-hazel or cream-colored blond.
  • golden blond – rich, golden blond.
  • strawberry blond[11] or Venetian blond – light reddish blond.
  • dirty blond[12] or dishwater blond[13] – light blond and sandy blond mixed together in stripes (occurs naturally)
  • ash-blond[14] – pale or grayish blond.
  • bleached blond or peroxide blond[15] – artificial blond slightly less white than platinum blond.

Evolution of blond hair

.Natural lighter hair colors occur most often in Europe and less frequently in other areas.^ Hair Color Natural Instincts Hair color .
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^ Many people do not look good with lighter hair for various reasons such as skin tone and eye color.
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^ By cbb   |  Published 9/23/2008 How to Best Lighten Blonde Hair Naturally blonde hair has many different colors throughout it.
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[16] .In northern European populations, the occurrence of blonde hair is very frequent.^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ According to the study, the appearance of blond hair and blue eyes in some northern European women made them stand out from their rivals at a time of fierce competition for scarce males.
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^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

.The hair color gene MC1R has at least seven variants in Europe giving the continent a wide range of hair and eye shades.^ Many people do not look good with lighter hair for various reasons such as skin tone and eye color.
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^ Furthermore, eye-color diversity results from another set of alleles at a locus that is at best weakly linked to hair color (Eiberg & Mohr, 1987).
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^ As one moves outward from this area, color diversity declines markedly with eyes becoming uniformly brown and hair uniformly black.
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.Based on recent genetic information carried out at three Japanese universities, the date of the genetic mutation that resulted in blonde hair in Europe has been isolated to about 11,000 years ago during the last ice age.^ "Seems to me that many years ago (but not really that long ago) women were stolen from their homes in England, Ireland & the northern countries & sold into slavery to live out their lives in the sometimes gilded cage of the Harem - mostly coveted for their fair skin & blonde or red hair, and blue eyes.
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^ I dont like it, i think you really stood out being different with your dark hair, and now you just look like another blonde!!
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^ According to the study, north European women evolved blonde hair and blue eyes at the end of the Ice Age to make them stand out from their rivals (brunettes) at a time of fierce competition for scarce males.
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[17] .Before then, Europeans mostly had black hair, which is predominant in the rest of the world.^ Before then, Europeans mostly had black hair and dark eyes, which is predominant in the rest of the world.
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^ So if your roots are dark and the rest of your hair has been bleached before, bleach the roots for 15 or 30 minutes longer than the rest of your hair.
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^ I think it is eww and looks really ugly on them because their hair roots are black, while the rest are all blonde.
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[citation needed]
Isabel I of Castile, a naturally blonde Spaniard.
A Danish man with blond hair.
.The consensus explanation for the evolution of light hair is related to the requirement for vitamin D synthesis and northern Europe's seasonal deficiency of sunlight.^ Light skin but not light hair is relevant to Vitamin D synthesis from sunlight.
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^ Northern Europe is more blonde: light skin allows more sunlight to be absorbed which in the case of most (not all) light haired people therefore those people who have lighter hair and skin will absorb more vitamin D from the sun which is crucial in places like northern Scandinavia where the sun is fickle.

^ Kaballah Tree of Life depicted in the style of the London Underground, and a Blonde Map of Europe, featuring percentages of light-haired people in [...

[18] .Lighter skin is due to a low concentration in pigmentation, thus allowing more sunlight to trigger the production of vitamin D. In this way, high frequencies of light hair in northern latitudes are a result of the light skin adaptation to lower levels of sunlight, which reduces the prevalence of rickets caused by vitamin D deficiency.^ Light skin but not light hair is relevant to Vitamin D synthesis from sunlight.
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^ If these traits are the result of high latitudes, these traits should express themselves more evenly in all high latitudes, in both hemispheres, and not be so concentrated in Northern Europe.

^ Northern Europe is more blonde: light skin allows more sunlight to be absorbed which in the case of most (not all) light haired people therefore those people who have lighter hair and skin will absorb more vitamin D from the sun which is crucial in places like northern Scandinavia where the sun is fickle.

.The darker pigmentation at higher latitudes in certain ethnic groups such as the Inuit is explained by a greater proportion of seafood in their diet.^ Among Inuit, in general, “the preponderance of adult women is generally explained by the higher death rate among men due to the natural hazards of hunting” (Weyer, 1932, pp.
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.As seafood is high in vitamin D, vitamin D deficiency would not create a selective pressure for lighter pigmentation in that population.^ Second, allowing women a greater sexual promiscuity would not necessarily create more handsome children as women often select for resources rather than looks.
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^ It is also unclear why selection for visual acuity would have favored more variability in eye color as opposed to a simple reduction in eye pigment.
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^ As gene flow declined between the two ends of the Eurasian tundra belt, selection pressures would have become more localized.
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.However, the relatively recent immigration of the Inuit from more southern climates, into their current areas of occupation (c.^ Eye color, however, is polymorphic over a much larger area of Europe, most of which is typically continental in climate.
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.10,000 BC) coinciding with the withdrawal of the North American ice sheets may provide a better explanation.^ Loess-steppe covered the plains of northern and eastern Europe during successive ice ages and interglacials until 10,000 years ago (Fig.
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.Another theory is that that early men found blonde hair more attractive.^ Many sub-categories of blond hair have also been invented to describe someone with blond hair more accurately.
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^ Rhubarb is a fairly strong dye that can create a more golden/honey-colored hue for the blonde-headed and the light-brown haired.
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^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

[19] .Canadian anthropologist Peter Frost, under the aegis of University of St Andrews, published a study in March 2006 in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior that says blond hair evolved very quickly at the end of the last ice age by means of sexual selection.^ His paper will be published in the upcoming March edition of the journal Evolution and Human Behavior.
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^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ And we mean a very early age.
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[20] .According to the study, the appearance of blonde hair and blue eyes in some northern European women made them stand out from their rivals at a time of fierce competition for males made scarce due to long, arduous hunting trips; this hypothesis argues that women with blonde hair posed an alternative that helped them mate and thus increased the number of blonds.^ Woman with long blonde hair standing rear view .
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^ Long fine blonde hair?

^ Woman with long blonde hair .
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A Finnish girl with blond hair.
.Another reason men may have preferred blonde women is that light hair color is a marker of youth.^ Another pictorial source may be preferred.
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^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ For example, Cherry Bark is not recommend for light blonde hair colors.
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.Since many Northern European children have blonde hair, which darkens as they mature, blonde hair could arguably be associated with youth and therefore, fertility.^ Q: What do blonde's do after they comb their hair?

^ Q: What do blondes do after they comb their hair?
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^ However since the blondes are emancipated, they have formed a political party of their own and has put some new laws on the table and in between their boobs.
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.A theory propounded in The History and Geography of Human Genes (1994), says blonde hair became predominant in Europe in about 3,000 BC, in the area now known as Lithuania, among the recently arrived Proto-Indo-European and Slavic settlers according to the Kurgan Hypothesis, and the trait spread quickly through sexual selection into Scandinavia.^ What did the blonde say about blonde jokes?
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^ In humans men are bigger - which is generally a sexually selected trait.
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^ I had blonde hair before now i have red..
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.As above, the theory assumes that men found women with blonde hair more attractive.^ Far, FAR more likely that the blond men attracted the women!!!"
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^ Far, FAR more likely that the blond men attracted the women!!!
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^ Rhubarb is a fairly strong dye that can create a more golden/honey-colored hue for the blonde-headed and the light-brown haired.
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[21] .That low levels of eumelanin be somehow associated with an Indo-European speaking population group in particular is questionable because of the time lines proposed for the mutation and as one of the places with the highest occurrences of blond genes happens to be Finland, a country notable for a Uralic majority language.^ Blonde amp Blonde r 05:39 BLONDE AND BLONDER is a comic romp about two blonde bombshells (Pamela Anderson and Denise Richards) in the wrong place at the right time.
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^ So the blondes had much much more fun and the blonde genes swept through the nations leading to the current population of northern blondes and our modern day belief that blondes are sexier, right?
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^ Is this diversity due to admixture with older European populations, notably the Neanderthals?
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Geographic distribution

.Blond hair is most frequently found among the indigenous peoples of Northern Europe.^ Want a map of Europe, colored by the percentage of people with blonde hair?

^ Most british people aren’t blonde .

^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

.The pigmentation of both hair and eyes is lightest around the south of the Baltic Sea and their darkness increases regularly and almost concentrically around this region.^ Brits are dark, dark hair , dark eyes, swarthy.

^ Baltic Sea Regions Have More Fun 06Dec07 I thought this map of concentration of blondness was [...

^ I see that in my family, almost all females are (naturally) blonde, almost all men have dark hair.

[22] .Because of emigration and invasion from northern Europe, there are a number of blonds in Southern Europe and Eastern Europe.^ I think this comes from lots of stereotypes, that in southern Europe nobody is blonde.

^ Im czech and even here in central/eastern europe we have far more natural blondes than in the whole UK. I have been over there 2 weeks ago, people speak for nothing.

^ There is more blond hair in the East of Britain and more brunette in the West of Britain, mirroring the coastline of Europe in fact.

.Due to migration from Europe from the 16th to the 20th centuries, blonds are also found all around the world such as in North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Siberia, etc.^ Well I am from South Africa and am travelling around Europe.

^ All Images New Images Only Try searching with a plural word: Blonds See Different Results: what's this?
  • Blond Stock Photos, Blond Royalty Free Stock Photography and Images 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC www.bigstockphoto.com [Source type: General]

^ Such people are hardly “blond” as many understand the term, but their hair is comparatively light and they wouldn’t look out of place at all in Central Europe or France.

.Generally, blond hair in Europeans is associated with lighter eye color (gray, blue, and green) and light (sometimes freckled) skin tone.^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ I have blue/green eyes.
  • OT: Dying blonde hair to brown.. [Archive] - LiveDaily Community 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC talk.livedaily.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Blond hair and blue eyes have become so common nowadays.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Strong sunlight also lightens hair of any pigmentation[citation needed], to varying degrees, and causes many blond people to freckle, especially during childhood.^ Many people think that having blonde hair is a very common thing BUT generally, about 95% of the woman who claim to have blonde hair are lying and are a red head or brunette who is jealous of a blonde and has died her hair.
  • Blonde - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Blonde , or Blond , is a yellowish pale and sometimes golden color of the human hair that are caused by numerous factors such as .
  • Blonde - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rhubarb is a fairly strong dye that can create a more golden/honey-colored hue for the blonde-headed and the light-brown haired.
  • Highlight Blonde Hair with... Rhubarb? : Planet Green 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC planetgreen.discovery.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.August 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] There can be blonde hair people who have brown eyes and ethnic tanned skin.^ But the tan, brown, or black skin itself is not as beautiful as white skin itself .
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There are blondes who are further endowed with blue colored eyes.
  • Blonde - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When I was there it seemed like everyone was blond or light brown-haired.

A natural blond Nuristani Afghan girl.
.In Central, Western Asia (Middle East) and South Asia, there is also a low frequency of natural blonds found among some ethnic populations.^ Rare, yes, but don't put the misinformation out there that no blond hair is natural for anyone who is not a tot.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ South Asians and to a lesser extent people from the Middle-East and South East Asia are heavily mixed racially.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The most admixture has done , especially in middle eastern populations, is to smoothen out some sharp features of nordic populations.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In Afghanistan, blonds are particularly found among the Pashtun and Nuristani people who have a blond hair frequency of one in three.^ Many people think that having blonde hair is a very common thing BUT generally, about 95% of the woman who claim to have blonde hair are lying and are a red head or brunette who is jealous of a blonde and has died her hair.
  • Blonde - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rare, yes, but don't put the misinformation out there that no blond hair is natural for anyone who is not a tot.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ Actually, what many people are unaware of is that it is not chlorine that can turn blonde hair into green hair.
  • What To Do When Blonde Hair Turns Green - Hair Care Blog 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blog.sleekhair.com [Source type: General]

[23] .In Pakistan the Kalash tribe sometimes have blond hair.^ Blonde , or Blond , is a yellowish pale and sometimes golden color of the human hair that are caused by numerous factors such as .
  • Blonde - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You might try taking a trip to Scandinavia sometime too, that might enlighten you on the occurence of naturally blonde hair.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ Blonde hair sometimes occurs together with black skin in Australian Aborigines and nearby Melanesian islanders.

.Blonde hair colour can naturally occur even among people from Northern part of Pakistan which includes Kashmiris, Kalash, Pashtuns, and descendants of European colonists found in various parts of the country like Goa, Pondicherry, and North India.^ That hair colour looks blah even if it is her natural colour.
  • Photos of Leighton Meester in California and Blonde! 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.popsugar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Blonde is just a hair colour!
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ Over there dark haired people really outnumber natural blondes.

.Blonds are also found in Turkey (especially in northern (Caucasus) and western (European) parts of the country), and northern and western parts of Iran.^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

^ I’m form southern Poland (darkest part of that country) and what i have observed is that blondes/brunettes are split 50/50, but when it comes to eye color, it is predominately blue.

^ Even here in the central/eastern european country of czech i see a higher proportion of blondes, clearly higher than in britain.

.The Levant Israel (especially among the Ashkenazi, who have some European admixture), western Syria, the Palestinian territories, Jordan and Lebanon have a frequency of blonds as well.^ The most admixture has done , especially in middle eastern populations, is to smoothen out some sharp features of nordic populations.
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^ Well, I’m Galician -and I’m not blonde, no big mistery ;-P but I decided to make some statistics here.

^ There are some here who have stated that Blonde On Blonde is Dylan's Greatest album.
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.In Iran, a number of natural blonds are found in some ethnic groups, especially Persians and Pashtuns.^ She is a natural blonde who dyes her hair black/blue/some dark colour and is, in fact, one of the smartest and most sensible people in the comic.
  • Dumb Blonde - Television Tropes & Idioms 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: General]

^ If more non-blondes and non-whites do this, plus the natural blonde couples who have blonde offspring, then the number of blondes will greatly increase.
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^ A few days later, armed with her new-found knowledge, she overheard the watercooler talk among some co-workers; again brazenly laughing over the lack of blonde intellect.
  • Dribbleglass.com--Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.dribbleglass.com [Source type: Original source]

.Blond hair is also common among some Berbers of North Africa, especially in the Rif.^ Like some ppl have already mentioned, not every asian person who dyed their hair blonde looks ugly.
  • AsianFanatics Forum > Asians with blond hair/ blue contacts, etc 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC asianfanatics.net [Source type: Original source]

^ A couple of years ago, some reporters said that the WHO authored a report on how the genes for blonde hair were going extinct, but they didn't.
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ Blond hair and blue eyes have become so common nowadays.
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[24] .Emigration and invasion from North Africa to Southern Europe (especially Iberian Peninsula) added the number of natural blonds in that region.^ If more non-blondes and non-whites do this, plus the natural blonde couples who have blonde offspring, then the number of blondes will greatly increase.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Im natural blond girl (Swedish) and im NOT stupid,...not supersmart, IM AVERAGE! I hate Stupid Blonde Jokes, especially when people tell me them,its so mean!
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ Natural Blonde is absolutely right..there are a very small number of people who really have natural blonde hair, as I can personally attest.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

.Emigration from Middle East, Central and South Asia, and North Africa added the population of blonds in Americas, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other parts of Africa and Europe.^ South Asians and to a lesser extent people from the Middle-East and South East Asia are heavily mixed racially.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Besides, genetic studies have revealed substantial East Asian genetic affinity in South Asia.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Had this study included Hindus, the non-European component among them would have been much greater since the Northwestern inhabitants of South Asia are obviously much more European than those in other parts of South Asia.
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.Aboriginal Australians, especially in the west-central parts of the continent, have a high frequency of natural blond-to-brown hair,[25][26] with as many as 90-100% of children having blond hair in some areas.^ OT: Dying blonde hair to brown..
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^ I am 100% Portuguese, with natural blonde hair and blue eyes.

^ Q. How does a blonde part their hair?

[27] .The trait among Indigenous Australians is primarily associated with children and women and the hair turns more often to a darker brown color, rather than black, as they age.^ Whining more often than usual?
  • Binary Blonde — Part Geek. Part Chic. 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC binaryblonde.com [Source type: General]

^ Blonde hair is a recessive trait, and therefore somewhat rarer than brown or black hair.
  • Why are blondes considered to be stupid by some people? What's the history behind this stereotype? | Answerbag 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC www.answerbag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Regarding your comment that allowing women greater sexual promiscuity would not necessarily create more handsome children as women often select for resources rather than looks, it is of course true that women emphasize resources much more than looks, but if they have sufficient sexual freedom, a number of them will marry a rich man but secretly have their children fathered by an unrelated attractive man.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[27] .Blondness is also found in some other parts of the South Pacific such as the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji.^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

^ Sweetie19 Nov 22 2005 1 15 AM I agree with a few others who replied about some ppl looking nice with blonde hair.
  • AsianFanatics Forum > Asians with blond hair/ blue contacts, etc 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC asianfanatics.net [Source type: Original source]

^ It is only then that we can get a better handle on answering other questions, such as whether blonde ignorance is bliss.
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.Again there are higher incidences in children but here many adults too carry this indigenous blond mutation.^ Even here in the central/eastern european country of czech i see a higher proportion of blondes, clearly higher than in britain.

^ If you go to kinder garden in northern europe (90% or higher) of children are blonde.

^ Netherlands, Denmark, Finland and baltic states, although all those countries have a high incidence of blonde hair red hair is quite uncommon over there.

.Some Berber Guanches populations, particularly the now extinct aboriginal population of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, were said by 14th century Spanish explorers to exhibit blond hair and blue eyes.^ Blond hair and blue eyes have become so common nowadays.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I over here, I have Blond hair and blue eyes, I will save us, ha.
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^ Nobody here is arguing that blond hair and blue eyes make one beautiful.
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[28][29] .Because of emigration from Canary Islands, a number of blonds are seen in Spain and in Isleño Spanish populations of Cuba, Louisiana, Texas, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Uruguay, and Argentina.^ Q: Why couldn’t the blonde write the number ELEVEN? A: Because she didn’t know which one came first!
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^ I think Spain has an important number of blondes(it’s not rare) in comparison with the world average .

.Blondness was also reported among Indigenous peoples in South America known as Cloud People.^ It is not surprising that the same people went on to do terrible things in South America during the 1970s and during the "Contra war" in the 1980s.
  • Blonde Ghost by David Corn 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.bearcave.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Q: What's the difference between a smart blonde and a UFO? A You know they are out there but people have reported sighting UFO's .
  • blonde jokes, dumb blonds 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.corsinet.com [Source type: General]

[30][31] .There can be blond hair among Peruvian mestizos of mixed Cloud People and Spanish and/or other European descent.^ Over there dark haired people really outnumber natural blondes.

^ Oates: The line of descent, so to speak, may derive from John Dos Passos's "U.S.A." with its lively, inventive portraits of "real people" mixed with fictional characters.
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^ There were however many other (now-forgotten) blondes in Hollywood, including Jean Harlow.
  • Dumb blonde 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.thinkbomb.net [Source type: Original source]

The most eastern distribution may have been the now extinct Tocharians in western China.

Relation to age

.Blond hair is most common in Caucasian infants and children,[32] so much so that the term "baby blond" is often used for very light colored hair.^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ For example, Cherry Bark is not recommend for light blonde hair colors.
  • Going Blonde The Natural Way 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.hairboutique.com [Source type: General]

^ Starlit Waves can be used on any hair color.
  • John Frieda Beach Blonde Ocean Waves Sea Spray 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.folica.com [Source type: General]

.Babies may be born with blond hair even among groups where adults rarely have blond hair,[26] although such natal hair usually falls out quickly.^ Blonde hair, thus, is a signal of youth (however fake) or even infancy.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ Right now you may be a raven black brunette, but may wish to be a new born chick blonde.
  • How to Bleach Your Hair Platinum Blonde (with video) - wikiHow 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.wikihow.com [Source type: General]

^ Rare, yes, but don't put the misinformation out there that no blond hair is natural for anyone who is not a tot.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

.Blond hair tends to turn darker with age, and many children's blond hair turns light, medium, or dark brown / brown or black before or during their teenage years.^ Blond is yellowish, very light hair.

^ Q: How do blondes turn the light on after sex?
  • Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC funstuffusa.com [Source type: Original source]

^ When I was there it seemed like everyone was blond or light brown-haired.

[32]

Cultural views

Loki cuts the hair of the goddess Sif in an illustration (1920) by Willy Pogany
In Norse mythology, the goddess Sif (wife of Thor) is described as blonde.[33] In the Poetic Edda poem Rígsþula, the blonde man Jarl is considered to be the ancestor of the dominant warrior class. .In Northern European folklore, fairies value blonde hair in humans.^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

^ Also pitch black and very dark brown are definitely commoner in the isles and ireland than anywhere else in northern europe, not that it’s the commonest hair color, which in my opinion would be mousy brown (for the isles and ireland) and dark blonde for the rest of northern europeans.

^ Also what they (and likeminded french too) call ‘blond’, a northern European would call ‘brown’, even ‘dark brown’.

.Blonde babies are more likely to be stolen and replaced with changelings, and young blonde women are more likely to be lured away to the land of the fairies.^ Far, FAR more likely that the blond men attracted the women!!!
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ Far, FAR more likely that the blond men attracted the women!!!"
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ It seems like a trivial topic but The Blonde Mystique — narrated and directed by Sally Aitken — playfully reveals there’s more to being blond than meets the eye.

[34]
.In European fairy tales, blonde hair was commonly ascribed to the heroes and heroines.^ A study on the origins of blonde hair in ice-aged Europeans has recently been written up in many of the big papers.
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ Fairy Tales Goldilocks combines both the innocence and the folly associated with blond hair.
  • Dumb Blonde - Television Tropes & Idioms 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: General]

^ In my experience you can usually tell a natural blonde from the eyebrows (blonde eyebrows are a tell-tale sign), super fair complexion, ultra-fine hair, and a blonde "fuzz" for body hair.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

.This may occur in the text, as in Madame d'Aulnoy's La Belle aux cheveux d'or or The Story of Pretty Goldilocks (The Beauty with Golden Hair), or in illustrations depicting the scenes.^ I am blond; I also spend a lot of money at the beauty salon to keep my hair that golden w/ platinum streaks color….otherwise my hair would be light, but kinda dishwatery!

[35] .One notable exception is Snow White who, because of her mother's wish for a child "as red as blood, as white as snow, as black as ebony,"[36] has dark hair.^ This is the best one to use on dark hair.
  • How to Bleach Your Hair Platinum Blonde (with video) - wikiHow 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.wikihow.com [Source type: General]

^ "When I was four or five, my mother dyed my hair dark brown," says Jolie.

^ She is a natural blonde who dyes her hair black/blue/some dark colour and is, in fact, one of the smartest and most sensible people in the comic.
  • Dumb Blonde - Television Tropes & Idioms 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC tvtropes.org [Source type: General]

[37] .This tendency appears also in more formal literature; in Greek mythology, Aphrodite, is the goddess of love and beauty and also had "golden hair" (e.g.^ I am blond; I also spend a lot of money at the beauty salon to keep my hair that golden w/ platinum streaks color….otherwise my hair would be light, but kinda dishwatery!

^ For that matter, check out all the reference to golden-haired Greek and Roman deities.
  • Why are blondes considered to be stupid by some people? What's the history behind this stereotype? | Answerbag 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC www.answerbag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The more you add, the more golden blonde your hair will be.
  • How to Bleach Your Hair Platinum Blonde (with video) - wikiHow 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.wikihow.com [Source type: General]

according to an Oxyrhynchus Papyri attributed to Ibycus, Hesiod's Theogony, and also centuries later in Coluthus' "Rape of Helen"). .In Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote the ideal beauty Dulcinea's "hairs are gold"; in Milton's poem Paradise Lost the noble and innocent Adam and Eve have "golden tresses",[38][39] the protagonist-womaniser in Guy de Maupassant's novel Bel Ami who "recalled the hero of the popular romances" has "slightly reddish chestnut blond hair", while near the end of J. R. R. Tolkien's work The Lord of the Rings, the especially favourable year following the War of the Ring was signified in the Shire by an exceptional number of blonde-haired children.^ Woman with long blonde hair .
  • Blonde hair Stock Photos and Images. 57329 Blonde hair pictures and royalty free photography available to search from over 100 stock photo brands. 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.fotosearch.com [Source type: General]

^ Woman with blonde hair smiling .
  • Blonde hair Stock Photos and Images. 57329 Blonde hair pictures and royalty free photography available to search from over 100 stock photo brands. 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.fotosearch.com [Source type: General]

^ I have highlighted golden blonde hair.
  • Platinum blonde dye help......... : Discussion Board soFeminine 12 October 2009 13:38 UTC forum.sofeminine.co.uk [Source type: General]

A young man with bleached blond hair
.In the early-mid 20th century, Nordicists such as Madison Grant and Alfred Rosenberg associated blonde hair with a Nordic race, which they distinguished from a larger Aryan race that included what they called the non-blonde Alpine race.^ Q: What do blonde's do after they comb their hair?

^ Q: What do blondes do after they comb their hair?
  • Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.kellys.com [Source type: Original source]
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^ Not all Nordics have blond hair.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During World War II, blonde hair was one of the traits used by Nazis to select Slavic children for Germanization.^ This is the best one to use on dark hair.
  • How to Bleach Your Hair Platinum Blonde (with video) - wikiHow 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.wikihow.com [Source type: General]

^ It is not uncommon in German families to have children from the same parents with very different hair colors and complexions (one blond one black) .

^ Im one of them with my bleached blond hair :) .

[citation needed]
.In contemporary popular culture, it is often stereotyped that men find blonde women more attractive than women with other hair colors.^ I mean, who says that women don't find blond men attractive?
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ Far, FAR more likely that the blond men attracted the women!!!
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

^ Related: redheads , hair color , hair , do blondes have more fun , brunettes , blonde hair , blonde .

.Alfred Hitchcock preferred to cast blonde women for major roles in his films as he believed that the audience would suspect them the least, hence the term "Hitchcock blonde".[40] Blonde jokes are a class of derogatory jokes based on a "dumb blonde" stereotype of blonde women being unintelligent, sexually promiscuous, or both.^ Hence blonde jokes and dumb-blonde references.
  • Blonde facts you should know | MeMo | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC blogs.chron.com [Source type: General]

^ This Tony nominated musical is based on the MGM hit film Legally Blonde that is such blast, it will have you thinking…This much fun just shouldn't be legal!
  • Legally Blonde Tickets - Legally Blonde Dates, Legally Blonde Performances 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC www.ticketnetwork.com [Source type: General]

^ I would estimate at least a third to half of the blonde women I know here are not entirely telling the truth;) .

In other parts of modern culture, blonde women are often portrayed as "promiscuous", leading to the stereotype that blondes "have more fun." Jean Harlow (a natural strawberry blonded and later artificially ash blonde) and Marilyn Monroe (pale blonde as a child though her hair darkened to auburn) were notable bleached blonde sex icons of 20th century America, frequently portraying the stereotypical dumb blonde in their films.
Detail of the "bikini girls" mosaic at Villa Romana del Casale
.According to Francis Owens[41] Roman literary records describe a very large number of well known Roman historical personalities as blonde.^ A blonde, wanting to earn some money, decided to hire herself out as a handyman type person and started canvassing a well-to-do neighborhood.

^ Joyce Carol Oates is a novelist well-known for tackling large, controversial, uniquely American subjects.
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^ There are historical records of groups such as Anglo-Saxons and Danish Vikings moving to Britain in large numbers.

.In addition, 250 individuals are recorded to have had the name Flavius, meaning blonde, and there are many named Rufus and Rutilius, meaning red haired and reddish haired respectively.^ How many blonde jokes are there?
  • Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.northvalley.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Q: How many blonde jokes are there?
  • Funny Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.funmint.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

.The following Roman gods are said to have had blonde hair; Amor, Apollo, Aurora, Bacchus, Ceres, Diana, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Minerva and Venus.^ Wed, 04/29/2009 - 11:55am Report Comment mar [ + ] not feeling the blonde, the dark hair gives her a more mysterious look.
  • Photos of Leighton Meester in California and Blonde! 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.popsugar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Alright ma'm said the hair dresser, "but I need you to take off your headphones first" "No I can said the blonde "I have to keep them on" "Fine said the man.
  • Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.northvalley.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A couple of years ago, some reporters said that the WHO authored a report on how the genes for blonde hair were going extinct, but they didn't.
  • inkycircus: Sexy sexy blonde hair 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.inkycircus.com [Source type: General]

[41]
The physical appearance of Emperor Nero, descended from an aristocratic family, is by the historian Suetonius described as: "... his hair light blond,... his eyes blue..."[42]

Studies

.The Sunday Times published an article by John Harlow claiming that women with blond hair "are more aggressive and determined to get their own way" than women with other colored hair.^ Related: redheads , hair color , hair , do blondes have more fun , brunettes , blonde hair , blonde .

^ Way, way, way more than meets the eye.
  • Hot Swedish blonde babe | SPIKE 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ For the other part i have met and known far more blonde people in sweden, denmark, holland and northern germany, and i mean really blonde hair, not dark blonde.

[43] This article cited a University of California study. However, it seems that Harlow misreported many of the results of the study,[44] and additionally fabricated various quotations attributed to the lead author of the study.[45][46] .Upon reanalysis, the lead author of the study did not find any correlation between hair color and aggressiveness.^ With unique personalization options such as hair color, skin color, gender and name, you can't find a more personal gift.
  • Personalized Grandparents Plate with Sponge Kids 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC www.futurememories.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Slavonia is the region between Croatia and Serbia and it has the right hair coloration in the map .

[45] .The BBC then picked up the same story and published a version of it, making the same false claims that The Sunday Times had made.^ But there are moments when I have to steel myself before I pick up the phone, knowing that I’m about to waste a poor journo’s time with information I know isn’t newsworthy.

^ I got up and made the promised Chilli Con Carne I had promised a friend for Lunch on Sunday and faced the facts that I was completely worn out.
  • blonde_sister’s blog - Vox 9 February 2010 12:56 UTC blondsister.vox.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I needed a good pick-me-up this evening (I'll tell the story tomorrow.

[47]

See also

References

  1. ^ Origin of "blonde", from Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ "blond" vs. "blonde", from Google.
  3. ^ a b "Blonde/Brunet" from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (1996)
  4. ^ "Flaxen" in the American Heritage Dictionary
  5. ^ "Flaxen" in Merriam-Webster
  6. ^ "Platinum blonde" in Merriam-Webster
  7. ^ "Towhead" in the American Heritage Dictionary
  8. ^ "Towhead" in Merriam-Webster
  9. ^ "Sandy" in the American Heritage Dictionary
  10. ^ "Sandy" in Merriam-Webster
  11. ^ "Strawberry blond" in the American Heritage Dictionary
  12. ^ "Dirty blond" at Dictionary.com
  13. ^ ""Dishwater blonde" in Encarta". "Dishwater blonde" in Encarta. http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861689142. 
  14. ^ "Ash-blond" in Merriam-Webster
  15. ^ "Peroxide blond" at Dictionary.com
  16. ^ "Cavegirls were first blondes to have fun", from The Times. Note, the end of the Times article reiterates the disappearing blonde gene hoax; the online version replaced it with a rebuttal.
  17. ^ http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article735078.ece
  18. ^ Robins, Ashley H. Biological perspectives on human pigmentation. Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. 195-208.
  19. ^ Blonde women make men less clever - Telegraph
  20. ^ Abstract: "European hair and eye colour: A case of frequency-dependent sexual selection?" from Evolution and Human Behavior, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 85–103 (March 2006)
  21. ^ Cavalli-Sforza, Luigi Luca; Menozzi, Paolo; Piazza, Alberto (1994). "Europe". The History and Geography of Human Genes. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. p. 266. ISBN 978-0-691-08750-4. 
  22. ^ Cavalli-Sforza, L., Menozzi, P. and Piazza, A. (1994) The History and Geography of Human Genes. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  23. ^ Dupree, L.. "Afghānistān: (iv.) ethnocgraphy". in Ehsan Yarshater. Encyclopædia Iranica (Online Edition ed.). United States: Columbia University. http://www.iranica.com/newsite/articles/v1f5/v1f5a040a.html. 
  24. ^ "On the whole, blondism is strong in the Rif; over half of the adult men show some trace of it. But the Rif is not a blond country in the sense that Norway, Sweden, Finland, or even England are blond; it is, however, blonder than most of Spain or southern Italy.", Carleton S. Coon, The Races of Europe (1939), Greenwood Press, 1972, p.482
  25. ^ "Modern Human Variation: Overview". Anthro.palomar.edu. 2009-11-08. http://anthro.palomar.edu/vary/vary_1.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  26. ^ a b "Gene Expression: Blonde antipodals". Gnxp.com. http://www.gnxp.com/blog/2006/04/blonde-antipodals.php. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  27. ^ a b "Gene Expression: Blonde Australian Aboriginals". Gnxp.com. http://www.gnxp.com/blog/2005/08/blonde-australian-aboriginals.php. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  28. ^ Dead link Familytreed.com
  29. ^ Mysteries endure at Canary Islands Washingtontimes.com, The Washington Times
  30. ^ The Legendary White-Skinned Cloud People Of Peru
  31. ^ Cloud People Of Peru Ancient city discovered deep in Amazonian rainforest linked to the legendary blond haired white-skinned civilisation of South America.
  32. ^ a b Ridley, Matt. Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature. Published by HarperCollins, 2nd ed. 2003, pp. 293-294.
  33. ^ Byock, Jesse. (Trans.) (2006) The Prose Edda, page 92. Penguin Classics. ISBN 0140447555
  34. ^ Katharine Briggs, An Encyclopedia of Fairies, Hobgoblins, Brownies, Boogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures, "Golden Hair," p194. ISBN 0-394-73467-X
  35. ^ Marina Warner, From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales And Their Tellers, p 362-6 ISBN 0-374-15901-7
  36. ^ Brothers Grimm (1812-12-20). "Little Snow-White". Grimm's Fairy Tales. http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Little_Snow-White. Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  37. ^ Marina Warner, From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales And Their Tellers, p 365 ISBN 0-374-15901-7
  38. ^ Milton, John (1674). Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books. Google Books. http://books.google.com/books?id=kbO9UPxIyVAC&pg=PR40&lpg=PR40&dq=in+paradise+lost+is+adam+blonde&source=web&ots=lZ0mbGzjYy&sig=hHJtSzuIwni2_e9mhejPsEqgjLI#PPA93,M1. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  39. ^ Milton, John (1674). "Book IV". Paradise Lost. "Her unadorned golden tresses wore" 
  40. ^ Allen, Richard (2007). Hitchcock's Romantic Irony. Columbia University Press}. ISBN 978-0231135740. 
  41. ^ a b " (Francis Owen,The Germanic people; their Origin Expansion & Culture", 1993 Barnes & Noble Books ISBN 0880295791, page 49.)
  42. ^ "Suetonius • Life of Nero". Penelope.uchicago.edu. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Suetonius/12Caesars/Nero*.html#51. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  43. ^ "Blonde women born to be warrior princesses", The Sunday Times, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/science/genetics/article6990988.ece 
  44. ^ "Science Reporting Gone Wild", True/Slant, http://trueslant.com/ryansager/2010/01/18/science-reporting-gone-wild/ 
  45. ^ a b "The British Media's "Blonde Moment"", Neuroskeptic, http://neuroskeptic.blogspot.com/2010/01/british-medias-blonde-moment.html 
  46. ^ "Egregious fabrication of quotes at the Sunday Times?"", Language Log, http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2086 
  47. ^ "Pretty women 'anger more easily'", BBC News, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8464990.stm 

Wiktionary

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English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

.From Middle French blond m. / blonde f., from Old French blont, of Germanic origin from Frankish *blund "a mixed color between golden and light-brown"; compare Old English blondenfeax (grey-haired).^ A blonde dyed her hair to the color of a burnette because she wanted to seem smarter.
  • Blonde Jokes 10 February 2010 12:24 UTC www.northvalley.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Within this area, eyes are not only brown but also blue, gray, hazel, or green, while hair is not only black but also brown, flaxen, golden, or red (Beals & Hoijer, 1965, pp.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Frost is spot-on in nailing intense sexual selection as the primary reason for the high prevalence of blondness, which is of recent origin (less than 20,000 years old), and the unusual diversity of hair and eye color among Northern and Eastern Europeans.
  • The evolution of blond hair and blue eyes among Nordics 20 September 2009 6:33 UTC majorityrights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

See blend

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
blond
Plural
blonds or blondes
blond (plural blonds or blondes)
  1. (British) A person of fair skin and fair hair (usually spelled "blonde" when referring to a woman).
  2. (British) A pale golden brown colour.

Usage notes

In the English language, it is only one of a few distinct words where the gender differentiation is actually reflected in the spelling of the word (i.e. She is a blonde woman. vs. He is a blond man.), even though this is a relatively common occurrence in other languages. "Blond(e)" has only recently been borrowed from French into English to refer to light hair; traditional terms for light hair in English are "fair(-haired)", "flaxen", and "tow headed".

Translations

Adjective

blond (comparative blonder or more blond, superlative blondest or most blond)
Positive
blond
Comparative
blonder or more blond
Superlative
blondest or most blond
  1. Of a bleached, or pale golden colour.
  2. Of a blond complexion (referring to a person)

Translations

See also


Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

blond (blonde)
  1. of light colour, usually said about light hair colour, but it can also refer to beer

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

blond
Inflections of
blond
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common blond blondare blondast
Neuter blont
Definite
singular
Masc. blonde blondaste
All blonda blondaste
Plural blonda blondaste
  1. blond; of light hair colour
  2. blond; of light complexion

Synonyms

of light complexion
  • ljushyllt

Citable sentences

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