[DWJ] Re: offtopic dialect question

shawyer at mail.utexas.edu shawyer at mail.utexas.edu
Mon Feb 27 13:43:17 EST 2006


Perhaps because I have wavy, ripply hair myself, I always pictured "wriggly"
hair as a much curlier, tighter, cork-screwing kind of curls. I interpret the
word "wriggly" as energetic and wild and angular.

Quoting Ven <vendersleighc at yahoo.com>:

> Gili Bar-Hillel writes:
> > > Another Ob-DWJ I've always wondered about:
> Just what is "wriggly" hair? Big  curls or little
> curls? Or little medusa snakelets that bite if
> you get too close?>>
>
> I agree with Sally about "ripples".
>
> This is the url for a pic of my gorgeous friend
> Jenny who has just the kind of hair I think it
> is,
> with her permission of course:
> http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b193/gneighbour/mates/jenplay2.jpg
>
>



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