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  • Mom was born & raise in Chicago (1930’s-1950’s). “Baldy sour” was a common expression she used esp. when giving hair cuts & the boys wiggled… in context; hold still or you will get a “baldy sour” , referring to the small flat patch left behind when the trimmers went closer to scalp for a quick moment – making an obvious “sour patch” …

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