A Note….

… to all of the people (the many, many people) who’ve been finding this blog lately after googling some variation of “worried that baby will be ginger” or “chances of having ginger haired baby” or “can I dye my baby’s hair if it is ginger?” (No, I’m seriously not kidding on that last one):

Please, do the world a favour: just don’t breed. It’s way too risky. We have enough stupid people in the world already, thanks: we don’t need the likes of you diluting the gene pool any further.

I mean, seriously, if this isn’t evidence that people should have to apply for a license to breed (and pass all kinds of anti-stupidity tests along the way), I don’t know what is. And I really hope that these people don’t have red-haired babies: not through any concern for the sheer embarrassment of the parents (I mean, GOD, imagine having to be seen with it!), but out of real concern for the children who might be born to people like this.

It absolutely terrifies me that there are people out there who would seriously consider dyeing a newborn’s hair because they don’t think it looks nice. It frightens the crap out of me that there are people worried that they might not be able to love their child if it’s a redhead. Poor kids. What a start in life, eh.

I’m being serious: I don’t think these people should be allowed to breed. They really don’t deserve children.

That is all.

Hi, I'm Amber. I'm a full-time fashion/shoe blogger from the UK, and this is the story of my life, my clothes, and the International Man of Mystery Next Door. You can read more from me at my other blogs, The Fashion Police and Shoeperwoman, and you can follow me on Bloglovin' here.

4 Comments

  • Reply September 30, 2006

    Andrew Chilton

    Wow, there are some seriously bizarre people in this world! There are lots of other people who should also be forced to take the "I'm allowed to have a baby" test.

    This is all beside the fact that I happen to like red hair though I'm not red-headed myself.

  • Reply September 30, 2006

    strawberrypig

    Hi Amber, how's it going?!

    I am actually speechless. And therefore having nothing of any value to contribute, really, but seriously…those poor, poor children. :(

    And your hair is beautiful ;)

    spxx

  • Reply September 30, 2006

    Jen

    Good god. That last one is stupefyingly insane!!! Hear hear Amber, I second that,

    Please, whoever you people are. Buy some condoms, better still: Don't have sex. Ever.Thus, eliminating any possible chance of procreation.

  • Reply October 1, 2006

    Beth

    Its scary isn't it? The sort of things that people worry about.

    Some of them want to be bloody thankful that they can have children, particularly as there are so many couples out there who can't conceive.

    I was a redheaded baby, although naturally I'm strawberry/mousy/blonde and at the moment I'm bottle blonde.

    Its such a ridiculous thing to worry about. and quite rightly logged in your prejudice section.

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