Punch,  59 (1870), 14.

Theory and Practice



News-Commentary, Drollery


Race, Anatomy, Human Development

    Noting a 'time-honoured theory' reported in 'a contemporary' periodical that 'races are indicated by the colour of the hair', suggests that this is a 'fact' because men returning from Ascot usually have their hair discoloured by the dust—and so their hair colour indicates 'their presence at the races'.

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