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Posted by Miri Barak on December 15, 2003

In Reply to: Crocodiles posted by Lewis on December 15, 2003

: : Nice to be here again. I have a sentence:
: : " ... it seemed ages ago that his mum had cut his hair, and his *crocodiles* were growing out already."

: : dear friends, do you have any clue to what "crocodiles" might mean?

: : Thanks
: : miri

: when amatuers cut hair, they often do it badly leaving an uneven result. a crocodile has a serrated profile of sticky-out bits, to which a person might compare badly cut hair.

Thank you very much, it does make sense.