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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Weird News

Maybe I should start doing Weird News Wednesday. I know today is Tuesday but I can't rely on my terrible memory to post this tomorrow...

I have a thing about ear hair. ewwww
Bill loves to gross me out and so he revels in his ear hair. double ewwww

Leave it to my darling to find this news story on Independent Television News website

Man wears ear hair with pride
Updated 08.51 Mon Mar 10 2008
Keywords: hairy ears, India -- I *love* this! Hairy Ears is now a keyword in some poor person's database!

A man from India has set a world record for exceptionally long ear hair. Radhakant Bajpai, a grocer from northern Kanpur, first made it into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2003.

The previous holder was BD Tyagi of the central Indian city of Bhopal, whose ear tufts measured 10.2cm.

Mr Bajpai's came in at 13.2cm when he first beat Mr Tyagi - but have since grown to almost

He is however, dismayed at the lack of government appreciation of the feat.

"The government is not providing any assistance and society too is apathetic. People consider sporting long hair on ears to be an act of foolishness. Had the government commended the feat, society would also have been quick to accord recognition," Mr Bajpai said.

The grocer uses a special shampoo to maintain his hair and has stopped wearing rings and necklaces, so as not to damage it. -- where does one find this special shampoo??

© Independent Television News Limited 2008. All rights reserved.

No news story would be complete without photographic evidence of the feat...

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