Date: Tue, 5 Dec 1995 15:24:19 -0500 From: Bob Haas Subject: Re: -head Laurie, I remember this reference, too. And it was Henley, with a really irritating organ riff repeating and repeating in the background. Bob On Mon, 4 Dec 1995, Laurie M Bowman wrote: > I disagree, though, with his statement that a "bubblehead" isn't used to > describe a person. I know I've heard it used in this context before. As > an example: in "Dirty Laundry" by Don Henley (or was it Glenn Frey -- I > always mix up those ex-Eagles), he sings about the "bubbleheaded bleached > blonde" on the news, doesn't he? I suppose in this context it's > adjectival, but take my word for it, I've heard it used as a noun, at > least in the St. Louis, Missouri area. It means roughly the same as > "airhead".