blond moment

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blond moment

An action that is unintelligent, forgetful, strange, or foolish. The use of "blond" comes from the stereotype that people with blond hair are not as smart. For that reason, it can be considered somewhat derogatory. I thought Mom knew Joe's phone number, but she's having a blond moment and can't remember it either.
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blond moment

n. a lapse in thinking, something like a senior moment. Sorry. I was having a blond moment. And that’s hard for a redhead.
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EMILY BLUNT AND DREW BARRYMORE GAL pals Drew Barrymore and Emily Blunt had a blonde moment recently and got their hair done together.
It comes almost a month to the day after an unnamed woman drove her Land Rover Freelander into a freezing lake in Manchester and just as coolly explained: "I just had a blonde moment. One minute I was parking my car, the next I was in the water."