Let’s consider hat hair.
Pro: That weird mashed-down, ridged shape just shows you have enough sense to dress properly for cold weather.
Con: Your hair can look as if you just got up from a long winter’s nap.
Pro: It suggests that you are not a shallow person obsessed with appearance.
Con: It can be a lank, flattened look that makes it appear that you have not washed your hair since 2012.
Pro: It shows that you have hair.
Con: Sometimes children point and snicker.
Pro: It says “This isn’t my first northern winter.”
Con: It can look like someone gave you a perm while under the influence.
Pro: It suggests a certain hardiness and rugged capability.
Con: “Why is there a dent in your head?”
Pro: Can help tame big hair.
Con: You might appear to be injured.
Pro: No one will mistake you for a teenager pretending to be impervious to freezing temperatures.
Con: “Nice pelt.”
Pro: Offers built-in excuse for how you look.
Con: Resemblance to burrowing rodent.
Pro: Diverts people’s attention from a facial blemish.
Con: If you get in high-profile trouble with the law, some might be tempted to add “He used to have wicked hat hair” to the usual “He was quiet, kept to himself.”
Pro: There’s something Spokaney (as in “no nonsense”) about not wigging out about it.
Con: Can make a person look like a victim of a massive noogies attack.
Pro: It could be that anything done to your hair is an improvement.
Con: “Did you wear a football helmet to work?”
Pro: Well, you mostly deal with people online anyway.
Con: Charlie Brown didn’t enjoy being called a “blockhead” either.
Pro: Can prompt conversations about that movie “Eraserhead,” which might remind you of your salad days.
Con: “I know you like cats. But it looks like you have been dishing out head-butts. That’s taking it too far.”
Pro: Co-workers might think you have invented a gelatin-mold hair style.
Con: Co-workers might think you have invented a gelatin-mold hair style.
Today’s Slice question: What ultimately determines who wins the thermostat duels in your home?
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