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bad hair

[Car.; cf. Car. Sp. "pelo calificado de malo de negro" (Alvarez Nazario 1974:358); from obsolete value system in which things African were bad and things European were good] n. very curly hair: Tha's what you call had hair—just look at all them peas (Nassau). White people got good hair—most the black people-own bad (Nassau). cf. KNOTTY, PEASY, PICKY, TIGHT (Black)

Tags: anatomy, noun

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Last update: 2011-12-30 12:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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