Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Champagne In the Cave

Thassright.

From the article:
The modern gentleman may prefer blondes. But new research has found that it was cavemen who were the first to be lured by flaxen locks. According to the study, north European women evolved blonde hair and blue eyes at the end of the Ice Age to make them stand out from their rivals at a time of fierce competition for scarce males.

Then they spent eight years in womens' schools.

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

lol, MB as a cavewoman. What wine goes with raw mastadon?

Josh The Pilot said...

Of course I prefer blondes... I got one! ;-)
Now we have to have kids, or we'll be contributing to the threat of blondes being extinct in 200 years!!!

kredin said...

Josh - You "got one"? I don't even know where to begin, but I'll bet MB has something to say on this subject.

Hmmmm.... of course MB as cavewoman and JTP as caveman dragging the one he "got" by blonde locks does conjure up some images.

Oh, I wish I could stop these mental images. Stop it, stop it, stop it!

Anonymous said...

I think a nice Cabernet or Shiraz would go well with mastadon. Of course I would cook it medium rare over the spit outside the cave. It could be chipped off with one of my sharpest stone tools onto a bed of mixed greens and berries MB had gathered that day.

After dinner, MB would tell a
story of how a great, shiny, winged creature swept down from the sky and produced a man that pronounced her to be 'his'. She would then relate that she promptly clubbed him over the skull and will use his body for their first luge competition this upcoming weekend.

MB said...

Ah yes, the birth of the double luge competition.

I refuse to take the credit for that.

Dantelope said...

But, MB, will you please, please, please explain why American's put an 'e' on the end of 'blonde' but the Brits don't?

I sort of imagine MB as a cavewoman would be more like the FedEx commercial...

MB said...

The E:

Because it is cooler. Sometimes,when blondes do such things as lock themselves out of their cars two times over three days, not that I would know ANYTHING AT ALL ABOUT THIS, we need all the help we can get.

Mike Marchand said...

josh: "Of course I prefer blondes... I got one! ;-)
Now we have to have kids, or we'll be contributing to the threat of blondes being extinct in 200 years!!!"

Sigghhhhhh . . . isn't he romantic?? :D

Nicko McDave said...

Hey, I've been doing what I can to keep blondeness going...I got one, too, though I have thus far resisted the temptation to club and drag her. AND I've had a hand in making four more.

And I sometimes feel like I live in a cave, albeit a brick & mortar one with wooden framed windows.

Anonymous said...

Women turning blonde and clear-eyed just to win us men over... evolution ROCKS!!! :-)

Also, Josh the Pilot is quite right. According to some science folks globalization, warmer climates and the now very common mixing of "races" threaten the blonde gene to extinction; although maybe not so, considering that our grandchildren will probably have the chance to hand-pick the genetic traits of their off-springs, and I reckon many would like their children to have goldilocks ("oooh isn't she soooo cute, she looks like Britney Spears!" "Britney WHO grandma???")

Josh The Pilot said...

Oooh I like all this attention directed my way... I should start leaving more intentionally grammatically challenged comments on here...
By the way, I'll never have to club and drag MB, and she'll never club me, because I push aside, then replace, the rock which serves as the door to her cave. I also fight off the sabre-tooth tigers wandering around, and I bring back sustenance from my hunting-and-gathering (aka search-and-destroy) trips to the wildlands known as Publix and Walgreens. Need I go on?

Laney said...

Hi Josh! Please go on. Give us some dirt on MB. (Remember that time you went on the Glen Beck show?) We love it when you visit.

amy lou the reader said...

I have never been more proud to be a blonde.

Miasys said...

Hey MB,
Locking yourself out of the car really isn't that bad, unless you've also locked the children in (blonde or otherwise) and having done both - multiple times, this brunette has been named an honorary blonde by her family. Embrace the pain, baby. Blonde Pride!

DivineDivorcee said...

Well, I think it really depends. I mean, if you cook the mastadon with a mushroom sauce after pan-searing it, you could get away with a merlot.

susan said...

Divine,
Recipe please?

Anonymous said...

Vanity Fair, March 2006: Mamie VanDoren, p. 316 (maybe p. 318)!

Anonymous said...

I would still opt for the Cab / Shiraz over the Merlot for such a powerful animal. Merlot goes with cow, cow related things, or other animals/fruits that don't frighten us ...but for a brawny animal from the past, or even one from the present, such as the buffalo...you need something with a little spice! The mushroom sauce is nice though. Which type would you use? We could add it to the juices of the beast, some butter, garlic, and of course some of the wine!! I'm hungry...gottta go...

dondiaz said...

OK, this is it! Something has to be said about the spam-like postings like the one above that are invading the blogosphere. It gives me no pleasure to say this, but d.c.bowns must die!
Thank you.

Mike Marchand said...

Leno on this story: "Naturally. Cavemen wanted someone who'd make them look smart."

:D

Anonymous said...

MB-Are you responsible for this one? http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/994/593/1600/fell.jpg

Marla said...

The evolution myths are at least starting to become more entertaining ;)

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