Blonde Cavewomen Had More FunMonday, February 27, 2006
Researchers say the tradition of blondes having more fun goes back to the end of the Ice Age. A report from the University of St. Andrews, published this week in Evolution and Human Behavior, says north European women evolved blond hair and blue eyes to make them stand out from their rivals at a time of fierce competition for scarce males, the Sunday Times of London reported.
I think EHB has solved the dilemma that makes Jack Shafer crazy: the saga of the blonde newswoman. Competition. Standing out. Me cavewoman, me blonde, you notice. Evil, ain’t it?