Loved, mocked & feared by those of different hair colours. Prejudice towards redheads is formally known as Gingerism& fear of them is Gingerphobia.
Usually associated with such insults as carrot top, ginger nut, Duracell and gingivitis - entirely unrelated, its gum disease.
Famous people e.g queen Elizabeth, Boadicea, celebrities -Nicole Kidman, Gerri Halliwell, Catherine Tate, Mich Hucknall- associated with this hair colour - on the increase this year as it has been hallmarked as the 'new blonde'.
Between 1& 2% of people in the UK have red hair
Red hair has more pheomelanin than other hair colours, but less of the dark pigment eumelanin thus causing the colouring
Redhead day is the name of a Dutch festival that takes place each first weekend of September in the city of Breda, the Netherlands.
It is said that Gingers have a higher sex drive, are better in bed, are generally more mischievous and known as 'kinky'
2) A type of spice used for cooking and also consumed whole as a delicacy or medicine
3) Earliest known ancient Egyptian mummified body dating back to pre 3000 bc
4) Various bands artists and groups
Its a ginger...
Don't make them angry, they're ginger...
They must be good in bed... have you heard the rumours about fiery red head's?
2) Shall we add some flavour?
How, about some ginger...?
Would you like a gingerbread man?
3)Its a mummy :O
Carrot Top is a good example of why gingers should be discriminated against.
Being called a "Ginger" is an insult in England but laughable in the US.
Famous gingers/redheads: Vincent van Gogh, Thomas Jefferson, Eric the Red, Stan Laurel, Ron Howard, Katharine Hepburn, Maud Gonne, Maureen O'Hara, Shirley Manson, Ewan McGregor, Lindsay Lohan...etc...
Men typically love ginger women.
All previous entries can only be explained by the extreme likelihood that they were written by mentally-handicapped and racist children, who walked in on their mothers having extra-marital intercourse with red-haired men. Recently, magazines such as tatler, vogue, and numerous newspapers have heralded this the age of 'the ginger' and have called it the new blonde. Such articles published a list of numerous celebrities who have dyed their hair red as part of the trend.
This list does not include celebrities who have recently begun dying their hair red as part of the 'new-blonde' redhead resurgence.
ginger haired people are NOT queers or mutants. they're are normal people. they have souls and lives. there are as intrestiing as anyone else!
some gingers are minger some are fit. some blondes are mingers, some are fit. some brunnets are fit. some are mingers. GET OVER IT!
Common Australian nickname for any redheaded person is 'Blue'
The natural hair colour can range from a rich auburn, pale blondish red (strawberry blonde), dark copper, fire engine red, flame red, bright orange and so on.
Erik the Red in Australia would probably called Bluey, or Blue.