Susan Marie Molloy

Life in the Oasis

Slang, Just for Men

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Reading the neighborhood paper this morning, one of my breakfast table mates commented on an article:

“This guy is eighty years old. Hmmmm.  Just for Men Brown. Wow. And he’s still boxin’. Can you believe it?”

My first thought was the term “boxin'” is slang for using boxed hair color, such as Just for Men.

Oh.

The article actually was about an eighty-year-old man who is still a pugilist.

I leaned over the breakfast table to see the photo of the man in the paper. Just for Men on his locks, too. Yeah. He’s still boxin’.

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Author: Susan Marie Molloy

I am an observer, a writer, and a poet. My latest poetry books, "Engaged," "Indigo Fantasy," "Life in the Oasis," "Gallery Night," "God of the Sea," "Solitary Walks," and "Grapes Suzette" and my short stories, "The Green Gloves" and "The Crowd of Turin" are now available on Amazon. Check them out. Buy them. Read them. Send me your thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you.

2 thoughts on “Slang, Just for Men

  1. I bet when he works up a sweat a trail of brown hair dye begins streaming down his forehead. His opponent probably thinks he has struck a blow that has opened up a head wound.

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