How Erik the Red Gave Me a Haircut: Bad Hair Days

Our childhoods are full of bad hair days. Cheap trimmers. Awful haircuts. Bubblegum. And Erik the Red once cut my hair.

A woodcut illustration showing Erik the Red in armor.
A Woodcut Depicting Erik the Red. (Not the Actual Barber!) (Source: Wikimedia Commons; public domain.)

The Hair Clipper From Heck?

Hair clippers might remind you of the poor Henry Huggins getting an awful haircut in one of Beverley Cleary’s Henry Huggins books: Henry And Ribsy.



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Anne Marble

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