THERE'S nothing like the threat of extinction for heightening our sense of appreciation. Isn't that why we welcomed Boyzone back with open arms and mounted a campaign to save Cadbury's Wispa from the grave?Read more at Herald
Why then, am I still waiting for the redhead love-in, the mass hysterical display of affection that was supposed to follow the news that redheaded people are a dying breed? In less than 100 years, thanks to recessive genes, redheads could be reduced to a mere historical footnote. Considering we currently account for less than 2pc of the world's population, it wouldn't be that difficult to snuff us out.
Tuesday, 3 February 2009
Love before ginger extinction?
It is now a commonly held belief that red heads will be extinct within 100 years. Aoife Finneran ponders the absence of ginger appreciation within our final years of existence.