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Re: Let your hair down

Posted by ESC on November 20, 2008 at 11:13

In Reply to: Let your hair down posted by Levelyn on November 20, 2008 at 08:04:

: Whats the origin of idiomatic expression of 'let your hair down'?

My guess -- grown women used to wear their hair up in a bun or whatever. Hair was only "let down" at night or when they were going to wash it.