Science: Health: Stress Relief: Anger
Hackle-lowering Cream   (+4, -1)  [vote for, against]
Miraculous cream lowers hackles in seconds!

Massage our patented hackle-lowering cream into the back of your neck, and feel anger and worries slip away! Road rage, teen angst, and pointy-haired-boss-defenestritus are no match for this scientfically proven compound made of space-age meta-lubricants, sub-tropical tracheophytes, and cricket lips. Hackles guaranteed to drop 10, 15, even 25% in altitude! Hackle-lowering cream comes in Apricot, Pine-Sol, and Manly Gymtastic scents. Order now, and we'll throw in a genuine bamboo back-scratcher for free!
-- luxlucet, Feb 25 2009

...and makes a lovely shoulder chip dip.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 25 2009

Does it also release recently acquired goats? Because this really gets mine.
-- zen_tom, Feb 25 2009

What in hell is a hackle?
-- blissmiss, Feb 25 2009

I could actually do this, but it would probably also convince you of your ability to fly and temporarily paralyse you.
-- nineteenthly, Feb 25 2009

[blissmiss] hackles are the hairs on the back of an animals neck that raise when they want you to back off.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 25 2009

But but but then how does the author know how it feels to have your "hackles" lowered? I so confused.
-- blissmiss, Feb 25 2009

I think they are metaphorical hackles, but the hair on the back of a human neck raises when when in fight or flight mode too. least mine do. I assume I'm not the only one.

<makes mental note to stop assuming that>
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 26 2009

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