Am I the ONLY one who's offended by "Blonde" jokes?

Clare - posted on 02/02/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )

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I am a natural blond...just darker than the color on the box...lol. AND...I am proud that I am. But...sometimes when I hear one of these jokes...I do get offended. Oh, I have thought long & hard about why & I do realize that I am the sensitive type. I also have been told that I have a gentle soul & tender heart. But...that doesn't change the fact that these jokes are just plain degrading. This is my opinion & do welcome others.

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Casey - posted on 02/13/2010

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I'm a natural blonde too. It really doesn't bother me much, typically people who tell them don't mean anything by them.

Gina - posted on 02/04/2010

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I agree with you completely. A little while ago there was some comment made about people with red hair and it made the news because it offended someone, so why is ok to make rude comments about blondes?

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Elisha - posted on 07/06/2012

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I can't lie... I think they're funny! :D In fact, I tell people that I'm one big walking blonde moment, and when I have one of those moments, I just point at my hair, and say, "It's not just a fashion statement, it's a warning! So folk can see it coming and have time to prepare!"

Melaura - posted on 08/14/2010

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I agree that they are degrading, but I heard one once - Sorry that I'm blonde the girl says the guy says why because the jokes are right? the girl replies No because I'm smarter and prettier than youu. I laughed because its true. I just despise the blondes that make the smart ones look bad.

Toni - posted on 02/14/2010

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Thank goodness our eyebrows will always be there to back you up..lol I have always prefered another shade of blonde beside my own.... I am forty one and had to get out my high school picture to remind myself just what color blonde I am. I take all the jokes in good fun just asuming that the joke teller recognized a confident heart and pegged me for someone who can laugh at a joke.. The things that bother me most about people lableling blondes is in the job market.. Recently being told by my college Career Advisor that a woman my age should be concerned about getting some low lights in my hair because nobody would hire some one with my hair color... It's scary trying to find a job knowing that if men are hiring our chances are better because mens preference to blondes but if there are women at the wheel there are just as great a chance that some let thier envy make up thier minds..especially a group of them...

Glory - posted on 02/06/2010

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You are right...but think of it this way...men love blondes...we stand out...

Candice - posted on 02/04/2010

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I agree, I feel that I am not stupid or slow, or dumb, I feel that I am on average as smart as women with brown, red or black hair. The question that I have is, if blondes are so dumb, and people thnk so little of them then why do so many people get laughs from these jokes and why do most men want a dark complicated BLONDE with a 36-24-36 figure, they fantasy usually about a blonde woman so if we are so dumb then why do WE HAVE SO MANY BLONDES AND BROWN HAIRED GIRLS WANTING TO BE BLONDE!!

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