Thursday, August 26, 2010

HairS cut

Why is it called a haircut? Most people get hairs cut from their head...not just one hair.

Do you like my hairdo? How does my hair look? I'm going to pull my hair up in a ponytail.

Why not hairs?

Your hair is all over the bathroom floor! Pick out your long hair in the sink, gross!

Again, why not hairs??

People do say: I have a few stubborn hairs here.

But they don't say: I just got my hairS cut.

Well, I got my hairS cut last Thursday.


Since I was so curious about the subject of hair vs. hairs, I looked it up. According to Wikipedia, "The word hair is usually used without article in singular number when it refers to all the hairs on one's head in general. But if it refers to a single hair, it takes the indefinite article (a hair), or if it refers to more than one hair, a few hairs, then it takes the plural form without an article, and needs a plural verb."

There you have it. I love you Wikipedia. But I also like saying "I just got my hairs cut."

Especially when I say it with a hillbilly twang. Yee haw!


  1. Haha! I can just imagine that twang in those words, and it cracks me up. Especially, since I live in the South and know of people who talk like that, sometimes in a joking manner and sometimes But how coincidental, because I just got my haircut, too! Your hairs look really good, Kinsey!

  2. I had to look twice at that picture to recognize you and I see you every day!! Must be the close up that makes you look a little different? However, I do really like the hairs cut:)

  3. Your hair looks good, but I can't help but notice that no TyneBoden necklace is present...

  4. Your hairs look really good! (Imagine that with some hillbilly twang to it.)

  5. Nice hairs cut. Glad they cut all the right ones.

  6. What does the Mad Hatter mean? No TyneBoden necklaces?

  7. I absolutely adore crack me up!! :) - you are super funny...

    enjoy your week doll! :)

  8. I like the hairs cut too! I definitely have questions why we don't use the plural I'm not the only one!