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  • I hurried back to HiTek and up to the stats lab, and called up my hair-bobbing model.

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  • "I have to — I just thought of something that ties into my hair-bobbing theory," I said desperately.

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  • I didn't get rid of any rats or find out what causes hair-bobbing.

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  • I had spent all weekend going through yellowed newspapers and 1920s copies of The Saturday Evening Post and The Delineator, trudging upstream to the beginnings of the fad of hair-bobbing, looking for what had caused every woman in America to suddenly chop off her "crowning glory," despite social pressure, threatening sermons, and four thousand years of long hair.

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  • The fad had started in the fall of 1924, well after hair-bobbing, but crossword puzzles had been around since the 1800s, and the New York World had published a weekly crossword since 1913.

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  • "I don't seem to be having any luck finding the source of hair-bobbing."

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  • And somewhere in all those rouged knees and rain slickers and rocking-chair derbies was the trigger that had set off the hair-bobbing craze.

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  • We wouldn't have to get married till after you've got this hair-bobbing thing done, and then we could set you up on the ranch with faxes and a modem and e-mail.

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  • She looked disapprovingly at them and went out, and I went back to my hair-bobbing. 1921 temps for Marydale had been slightly lower than normal, and it wasn't the hometown of either Irene Castle or Isadora Duncan.

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  • It made looking for the cause of hair-bobbing (or the source of the Nile) seem like a breeze in comparison.

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