For the most part I receive so much love and support for my natural hairstyles but really, who wants to hear those stories! Here are the strangest, most ridiculous and funniest questions/comments regarding my natural hair.

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Stranger: Is that a hat?
Me: No

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Stranger: Is that a hair piece?
Me: No

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Stranger: Can I have some?
Me: (Nervous laugh)

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Stranger: That can’t be all your hair? No…Really?
Me: Yes really!
Stranger: No…really?

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Stranger: Can I touch your hair?
Me: No
Stranger: Why?
Me: Uh because I said so
or
Stranger (associate or someone I work with): Can I touch your hair
Me: OK
Stranger: Wow it is surprising soft
Me: (Depending on the day they might hear a quick education of the stereotypes on afro texture hair or just a quick side eye)

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Stranger: Lawd have Mercy I would just die with all that hair
Me: Believe me I have come close

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Stranger: Wow, how do you sleep at night? Your head must be elevated, no need for a pillow.
Me: Yes, my head is elevated when I sleep and for the sake of my hair I haven’t had a decent night’s sleep since forever.
Stranger: (Blank stare)
Me: Just kidding, my hair is like any other texture in terms of flexibility when sleeping

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Stranger: Can you put your hair on my head?
Me: (Blank stare, as I slowly back away)

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Stranger: You should straighten your hair it, must look so nice!
Me: (sigh)

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Stranger: How do you not go insane with all of that!
Me: Depends what day you ask me

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Stranger: Oh My GOD
Me: WHERE?

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Stranger: It must took you a century to grow all that.
Me: Damn, I look that old!

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Stranger: Must be warm in there, I want to crawl inside.
Me: In the winter I wouldn’t mind crawling in there myself

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Stranger: Are you able to wash your hair?
Me: Well you see I take my hands and…

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Stranger: That is too much hair, you should cut it.
Me: If it was I would have cut it long ago

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Stranger: You could use your hair as a floatation device in case of an emergency ejection from an aircraft. Have you ever thought about that?
Me: Yeah I really try not to think about those things.

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Stranger: Wow I am surprised your arms haven’t fallen off!
Me: You know what, I am surprised they haven’t fallen off as well

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Stranger: Do you work because your hair looks like a full time job.
Me: Believe me if I could turn my hair into a full time job with benefits you best believe I would.

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Stranger: Your hair looks like walking art or a sculpture of some sort.
Me: Thank you, I love making art with my hair :D

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Stranger: You must have the strongest neck in the world.
Me: Now but when I was little it was a completely different story

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Stranger: Has a flock of birds ever tried to fly in there?
Me: Well not a flock of birds…maybe a bird.

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Stranger: (5 yr. old little girl): Daddy her hair looks like a beautiful cloud. Do you think I can float on it to see Mommy in Heaven
Me: (In the mist of saying thank you I was welling up with tears)

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Stranger: How is your hair possible?
Me: By the hands of the lord and patience

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This could go on and on so I definitely may create a part 2 but until then what is the strangest, most ridiculous or funniest question/comment someone has asked you, regarding your natural hair?