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  • n. Plural form of redhead.


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  • First of all, I am unclear as to why they are called redheads when, for the most part, their hair is bright orange.

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  • Traditional Australian practice was to call redheads 'Bluey'.

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  • Harvard dermatologist Madhu Pathak calls redheads "three-time losers" because their red pigment is an inadequate filter of sunlight and their skin is more susceptible to sunburn, skin cancer and wrinkling with age.

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  • With its planes painted red the Blue was a reference to an Australian tradition of calling redheads "Bluey." -- Top News

  • Those photos are beautiful, I have never found 'redheads' unattractive, I found I was jealous of the naturally gleaming vibrant shiny hair, and the cute freckles.


  • Then there are the linnets, or "redheads," who sing their sweet, merry tunes all summer, and if they do take a cherry or two the farmer should not grumble.

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  • Deeper water would be needed from October through March for diving ducks, such as redheads and canvasbacks.

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  • Athens in the fourth century B.C. chose to mint "redheads", silver coins with bronze cores that were quickly exposed once the patina around the coins 'imprinted busts wore off.

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  • "The redheads are the only magicians in this family, but I will try ....

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  • Another said: "I am appalled as a visitor from the UK that the notion of redheads having sex is seen as a bad thing.

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