Monday, June 18, 2007

Check your whorl

According to scientists, gay men are more likely than straight men to have a counterclockwise whorl on their scalps. What direction is your whorl, guys?

See here for the whole story.

8 comments:

Edgy said...

Wow. Even my soon-to-be-nonexistant hair is gay.

playasinmar said...

clockwise

MoHoHawaii said...

You're so butch, Playa. Even your hair is manly.

(Actually, straight men have a counterclockwise whorl 8% of the time; gay men have it 23% of the time.)

iwonder said...

counter clockwise! But my ring finger is longer and I am right handed, so what does that say?

MoHoHawaii said...

iw-- The fact that your ring finger is longer means that you should marry a woman. Clearly. That settles it.

Actually, the best test is this: what do you think about when you do [the big M]? It's either innies or outies.

It doesn't really matter if you have two ring fingers on your hand. If you're thinking about guys when you're all hot and bothered, you're thinking about guys.

J G-W said...

Counter clockwise hair, index finger is longer. I am right-handed. Next time my partner and I get together with our (mostly straight) dungeons and dragons buddies, we'll all have to pull out an ink pad and do thumb-print analysis.

Speaking of which... Did you see the LA Times article on-line discussing how a number of "ex-gay" ministry leaders are starting to admit that change doesn't happen. Here's a link

C. L. Hanson said...

I just checked my husband and two sons -- all clockwise. I have good reason to believe my husband is straight, but with my two little boys (ages 4 and 5) it's a little early to tell.

I don't think I have a spiral myself -- if I do, I can't see it. Anyway, I'm pretty sure I'm straight... ;^)

Elbow said...

fascinating!