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have a blond moment

To do something unintelligent, forget something, or act strangely, often foolishly. 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

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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I have never (openly at least) been accused of being thick due to my blondness, but I have to admit being mistaken for the office secretary on more than one occasion.
The chirpy blondness of Rafferty and Sadoski's stereotypical WASPs is the fun house flip-side of the effusive Italian earthiness of Siravo's Fran (a part originally played by Danny Aiello).
His striking blondness marks him as genetically recessive, and by sociocultural extension, submissive.
Lydgate was almost forgetting that he must carry on the conversation in thinking how lovely this creature was, her garment seeming to be made out of the faintest blue sky, herself so immaculately blond, as if the petals of some gigantic flower had just opened and disclosed her; and yet with this infantine blondness showing so much ready, self-possessed grace.
Two thousand years from now, when archaeologists dig up our landfills, think of the non-biodegradable playthings they'll discover: Super-soaker water guns, impossibly pectoral action figures, and that fashion plate for the ages, Barbie, her synthetic blondness impervious to the ravages of passing millennia.
(33) Paul Fussell, 275-76, observes that "during the war those who found beauty even in German corpses tended to find it in blond ones," and "the equation of blondness with special beauty and value helps explain the frantic popularity of Rupert Brooke." Wharton dedicated both war novels, The Marne (1918) and A Son at the Front (1922), to the memory of Ronald Simmons, a young Yale graduate who came to Paris to study art, became secretary to Wharton's committee to aid tubercular soldiers, enlisted when America entered the war, and died of pneumonia soon after.
The culturally esteemed blondness of the Virgin Mary, with which the other two women cannot compete, is used in the poem for yet a further effect.
The young receptionist with fluffed blonde hair seems nervous as we wait in the front room for our producer - Mister Satan strumming quietly, Miss Macie casting her evil eye at blondness in general, me sprawled in a comer chair, partaking considerably of her mania.
With a stage persona that is a mix of Marilyn Monroe, Bette Midler and Dean Martin, Worcester's Nicole "Niki" Luparelli has been wowing area audiences with her ditzy blondness, bawdy brassiness and lovable (let's hope pretend) drunkenness.
Later, in the August heat, the green folds of the Beauce gradually turn yellow, the prismatic process materializing as a sea of blondness, an incandescent ocean: "[La nappe verte] etait maintenant une mer blonde, incendiee, qui semblait refleter le flamboiement de l'air, une mer roulant sa houle de feu, au moindre souffle" (4: 564).
I'm here to battle blondness. Or bottle blandness."
The monumental, Aryan-looking track teamster in Trifekta (Ice, Ice Baby), 1998, flaunts his beefy blondness, underlined by his "Vikings" uniform.
The Marquise's blondness is a good example of how tropes of leisure literature come to have an impact on the Entretiens.