Bobby pins  

PillsburyCodeBoy 61M
479 posts
8/16/2005 1:22 pm

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Bobby pins

Today where I work, a guy came in wearing a bobby pin in his hair. This guy is considered handsome in a bohemian sort of way by a lot of the women here. He was trying to hold his hair back from over his ear, and this metal thing was sticking out. It took me a minute to recognize what it was. I haven't seen a bobby pin in probably, oh, 30 years. The last time I saw one, I was using it to try and pick the lock on a friend's suitcase after he lost the key. (It doesn't work the way it does in the movies.)

I just thought it was odd. I didn't know anyone still wore bobby pins. And I've never seen a man wear one.

I'll bet you five bucks he uses curlers, too.

rm_jayR63 60F
1884 posts
8/16/2005 5:50 pm

I don't know what he looked like but I wear one everyday to keep that little bit of hair that's not quite long enough to make it into the ponytail up off my neck

PillsburyCodeBoy 61M

8/17/2005 6:23 am

Thanks, jayR. I'd just assumed everyone used scrunchies these days. (See, I'm not totally out of touch. I know what scrunchies are. We use the velvety ones as collars when we have kittens to give away. Works like a charm!)

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