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'Combover' Hairstyle Was Patented in 1977...

Insulated Slap Head!

The world's uncoolest hairstyle was patented in the USA in 1977, it has been revealed [link here]

The combover, defined in the patent application abstract as:

"A method of styling hair to cover partial baldness using only the hair on a person's head. The hair styling requires dividing a person's hair into three sections and carefully folding one section over another."

The US patent number 4,022,227, was filed on Dec 23, 1975.

The image, below, is taken from the patent which describes how to perform the patented combover technique:


So, presumably, the slap heads who scrape their hair over like this now owe the patent owners some money...

Story based on link found on fark.com seen 27 May 2005.

 
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