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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-16 15:05:08

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'public hair' for 'pubic hair'

Another of thise meaning-reversal Eggcorns, since it refers to the least public of hairs. So common- 50,000+ ghits- that I’d describe it as nearly mainstream if it weren’t so ridiculous. Examples:

Variation in facial and public hair growth in white women. THOMAS PK, FERRIMAN DG. PMID: 13470041 [PubMed – OLDMEDLINE for Pre1966] db=PubMed&list_uids=13470041&dopt=Abstract

The effect of non-shaving public hair on the incidence of urinary …There quit a lot of negative expressions from clients who got public hair shaved. We recommended that public hair shaved for general catheterized client … name=websis&file=imsear&from=imsear1&show=93498

Cosmopolitan : Couple conundrum: I like using my boyfriend’s beard trimmer on my public hair. Is there a groomer out there made for this purpose … coupleconundrumilikeusingmyboyfriendsbeardtrimmero/

Clarence (public hair in my coke) Thomas, and Condoleeza (disgrace to her race) Rice are perfect examples. view_topic.php?id=67048&forum_id=4

She has no underarm or public hair growth and no breast development. She has an appointment with an endocrinologist but it is 2 months away!



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