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Old 14 January 2011, 05:25 PM
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Icon401 Swear transplant

A hair transplant patient had a swear word branded on his bonce for 19 YEARS without knowing.

Darren Hope, 40, finally found "W****R" on his scalp when he shaved his head.
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Old 14 January 2011, 11:10 PM
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I can't actually make out any letters in that picture.
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Old 17 January 2011, 06:20 PM
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Looks like squiggly lines to me too.

across the back of his nut
I had to read this several times to understand they were not talking about a hair transplant on his testicles. You silly Brits and your silly slang.
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Old 20 January 2011, 04:18 PM
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The electrician, who has been told the word cannot be removed, said: "I'll have to keep my hair long."
I am unable to make out the offending letters, but can offer him some simple advice of how to make them (even more) unreadable.
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Old 20 January 2011, 04:25 PM
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I take it the word was wanker. Assuming it was readable on his head, why did they show it there, but * it out in the article.?
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Old 20 January 2011, 05:38 PM
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What kind of a "hair style" is that in the picture, anyway? He clearly hasn't shaved his whole head, as the article claims.

Did he just shave a random patch of hair, that happened to coincide with the rude word? Is that part usually a comb-over covered by the hair above, and the new shorter style means the hair blows away thus exposing it? Did he have local brain surgery? I can't make the picture into any sort of sensible haircut that somebody would get voluntarily, at all.
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Old 20 January 2011, 08:10 PM
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Looks a bit like finding SEX written on TUC or Ritz crackers.
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