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Nails no longer hold the record

I’m gonna snatch you baldheaded” was an idle threat made by my saintly mother throughout my youth and beyond. She never did such snatching literally, but this was her expression of choice when she was truly ticked off. Had she ever made good on the threat, such snatching to remove hair from the head of a poor soul would have stretched into multiple days and perhaps weeks. Even then, there might have been a few strands left. This memory flashed across my mind recently when I read about a Guinness World Record holder who forfeited her crown for having the longest fingernails ...

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