“Please just call me red-headed and forgive me.”

The Urban Dictionary entries for “ginger” are brilliant. These are my favorite snippets from the first 25. You may peruse the rest for other funny parts at your own leisure.

“Gingers” are generally considered to be inferior to their more melanin-rich brethren, and thus deservingly discriminated against. Gingers are thought to have no souls.

Carrot Top is a good example of why gingers should be discriminated against.

A rare natural hair colour which inspires odd and sometimes fearful reactions from the more common coloured hair types.

Rome also gave up on taking Ireland due to the number of redheads they saw there.

Women with ginger hair are greatly admired in the US yet feared in the UK.

Old ladies compliment you and ask where you bought your hair dye.

Nick names always come out of having red hair…Truly taste-less jokes come out of it, too.

All of you idiots that think we have no souls are a little retarded. I will have to agree with the short temper part though.

Jealous blonde: “Those darn gingers always get all of the attention.”

Guy: “Hey Ginger, what time is it?”
Ginger: “I’d say about half past a freckle.”

Contrary to contemporary theories (usually spouted by non-passport holding americans who couldn’t spot rhetoric if it slapped them in the face) Gingers have a larger soul than most, due to making their way through life in the face of abject hatred and moronic opinions. A proud member of the Celtic race who constantly punches above his/her wieght.

Semi-relatedly, what post about gingers is complete without an Anne of Green Gables  quote…

“You’d find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair,” said Anne reproachfully. “People who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is.”


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