Hairy chests sign of intelligence

John Pastore (bwplacar@CANCUN.RCE.COM.MX)
Fri, 12 Jul 1996 00:20:14 -0700

The HUBBERTS wrote:
> How is average body hair measured? It is the amount of body hair on the
> average person? If so, how can only 10% of the population have "average
> body hair"? Is the psychiatrist who made the report one who feels compelled
> to justify a hairy ape appearance?
> At 08:53 PM 7/11/96 -0700, you wrote:
> >Can't help but pass this one. From today's Mercury News:
> >

Hi The Hubberts,

I don't know. I'm still trying to figure that one out --about how they
measure hair. With a ruler? With a densitometer? Probably he's got some
stock in some hair growing cream; and I'm just wondering how many women
might try it (even if it meant covering up some tatoos). What price

Have a good one. . .

> >
> >>
> >> Hairy-chested men fed up with being written off as all brawn and no
> >> brains had the last laugh Thursday when a U.S. psychiatrist said
> >> that body hair was in fact a sign of greater intelligence. Research
> >> in the United States showed 45 percent of male university students
> >> had more than the average amount of body hair compared to less than
> >> 10 percent of the male population. For the full story see
> >
> >