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On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 12:10 PM, ROGER MILLS <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> "Copper top" must be recent, and based on Duracell ads, no?  I actually
> haven't heard "carrot top" in years; seems to me it is/was used maiinly of
> children, but then, I don't get around much anymore.......

I've heard "Copper Top" since the late 80's/early 90's used for a
two-color hairstyle where the top is dyed red or blond while the sides
and back are left dark.  I haven't encountered it as a simple synonym
for "redhead".

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Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]>