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Shearer's Salon

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Announcing Fifth Avenue's latest craze - the Shearer's haircut. This old Aussie bushman's method is guaranteed to please time-poor Noo Yorkas!

Rub methylated spirit liberally into customer's scalp. Light with a match. Watch mesmerised for about a second and a half, then drop a soaking wet towel in the flaming bonce. Rub towel vigorously over now denuded noggin, holding nose with free hand.

Special bulk discount for school groups to solve nit infestations.

The pyrophobic may care to opt for the basin cut, which we share apparently with the rural areas of the USA, or the full service shearer's grapple, where we upend you, straddle you, and run the electric shears up and down your tummy.

ConsulFlaminicus, Sep 06 2005

(?) Believe it, or not. http://66.102.7.104...ut%22&hl=en&start=1
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Sep 08 2005]

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       But what happens if you are a true Aussie and want a mullet?
miasere, Sep 06 2005
  

       [miasese] as our friendly staff drag you out of the waiting pen, you may atempt to describe your desired outcome.
ConsulFlaminicus, Sep 06 2005
  

       This is seriously close to being a viable way of relieving bored rich people of their cash while setting fire to them. Just needs the right marketing.
wagster, Sep 07 2005
  

       Singeing used to be used for triming hair - is this really original? (I don't know exactly how the singeing was achieved; some unhelpful Google references mention tapers.)
DrCurry, Sep 08 2005
  

       I remember a Ripley's episode about it. [link]   
      
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