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towhead, n. -hed, -hĕd> -First showing up in 1830, towhead is a colloquial surname for a human being - specifically a boy - through light blond hair. This is obtained from the process of tow-spinning in which farmer separated the long, thin fibers the were usable in flax indigenous the coarser, lighter fiber that were no as useful. Tow is a noun meaning "coarse, damaged fibers that hemp, flax, etc..." and also has remained in use v this spelling because Middle English, probably before 1387. It likely comes from Old English tow "spinning" and may it is in cognate v Old Norse come "unworked fiber, tuft that wool because that spinning" and Gothic taui "work, doing."
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i have never heard that that! and i"m quite surprised that their hair is so poor that a different reduced won"t fix it. Yet looking at that picture, ns think i"m beginning to check out why...
Wow. That new? Thanks.My sister and I were towheaded and heard around it a lot. I ultimately know wtf world were talking about.
lol! aww, ns wish they"d simply come out and also talked come you guys around it. So execute you median that you"re not towheaded anymore? how did you do that?
I think estrogen dishwaters out blonde haired girlchildren. Mine boyfriend has actually really irradiate blonde hair still and also his fraternal pair sister"s hair has actually been dirty blonde because that years. The same occurred to mine fairy story blonde hair. I"m not sure if my theory is true though.


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Heard this saying by mine mother about my nephew and also then one of my sons. I remembered this and told a Hispanic girlfriend that and they had never heard that saying about a small blonde kid. So i googled simply to it is in sure since my mommy is no much longer with me. Love Google for the memory gift right. Miss my mom