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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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Kerry's admission can't have been low cunning, she must just have been having a blonde moment.
BLONDE MOMENT What a surprise...Leo linked to yet another fair maiden, in this case Irish presenter Laura Whitmore.
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She showed them to the court and when she struggled to read the labels, she said: "I'm having a blonde moment, I guess."
If I had a pound for every "blonde moment" quip, I'd be a rich woman - and no - that's not because I've blundered my way through life!
EMILY BLUNT AND DREW BARRYMORE GAL pals Drew Barrymore and Emily Blunt had a blonde moment recently and got their hair done together.
But Jennifer recently experienced what could be perceived as a ditzy blonde moment. "I went to a christening and I was wearing a maxi dress that was ruched around the bust," she says.
Kate Garraway The Daybreak star has a blonde moment teaming this ill-fitting jumpsuit with a fur coat Pat Butcher would envy.
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."
The driver, in her 30s who did not want to be named, said: "I just had a blonde moment. One minute I was parking the car, the next I was in the water." She had plummeted in from a 20ft embankment at Sale Water Park in Manchester.
But now every time I am tempted I will remember that picture of Elizabeth Taylor with her painting and let the blonde moment of madness pass.
Forgetting where I''ve put things in my blonde moments.
Blonde Moments, Fleur Barrington, Michael O'Mara Books, pounds 10