Pondering the sweet mysteries of life

By Bill Ralston In Life

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11th December, 2012
This year while you’re on holiday and run out of things to read, try something new. Think. Ponder the many unanswered mysteries of life. Every summer, when I have little or no real work to do, I stave off boredom by ruminating on some of the big questions, such as why men have more body hair than women. Okay, I’ll exempt a maiden aunt or two from that generality, but most women are less hairy than I am, not because they shave or wax – although I’m sure they do – but they are born with fewer parts of their body liable to generate undergrowth, and when it does sprout, it’s generally ...

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