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Because Nothing Surprises Me Anymore

By Amalah

Should I dye my betty?

Sure! I guess. If you want. Curtains and drapes, and such.
Knock yourself…out…with that.
(Although you know what? After a solid week of Non-Stop Britney Spears Crotch Shots, I just can’t snark too hard on something that finally acknowledges that LADIES! IT’S TOTALLY OKAY TO HAVE HAIR DOWN THERE! Eesh.)

Published December 4, 2006. Last updated December 4, 2006.
About the Author

Amy Corbett Storch


Amalah is a pseudonym of Amy Corbett Storch. She is the author of the Advice Smackdown and Bounce Back. You can follow Amy’s daily mothering adventures at Ama...

Amalah is a pseudonym of Amy Corbett Storch. She is the author of the Advice Smackdown and Bounce Back. You can follow Amy’s daily mothering adventures at Amalah. Also, it’s pronounced AIM-ah-lah.

If there is a question you would like answered on the Advice Smackdown, please submit it to [email protected].

Amy also documented her second pregnancy (with Ezra) in our wildly popular Weekly Pregnancy Calendar, Zero to Forty.

Amy is mother to rising first-grader Noah, preschooler Ezra, and toddler Ike.

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  • Stephanie

    December 4, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    I had a friend in college who used to dye her, um, betty different crazy colors all the time, just to “make things interesting.” I can’t actually verify this because I didn’t see it myself (obviously), but I have no idea why she would make that up.

  • queenann

    December 4, 2006 at 4:53 pm

    I like what Amy Poehler said on 12/1’s SNL and think she spoke for a lot of us. I almost peed my pants!
    “I’d just like to take a moment to address this latest trend – flashing your business while coming in and/or leaving a limousine…Ladies, you need to cool it. Nobody wants to see your baby factory. …The point is, you guys are making Tara Reid look like Audrey Hepburn. What’s next? Shots of stars pooping out a window?”
    “And lastly, ladies, what’s up with the deforestation going on down there? You need hair down there. It’s a backup system for underwear. So even when you’re showing it, you’re not really showing it. There was a time when a lady garden was as big as a slice of New York pizza. Then it turned into a John Waters moustache. Now, every girl is as smooth as Joey Lawrence’s head. Global warming? You decide. But remember, I always believe a woman’s nethers should be shrouded in mystery.”

  • Elizabeth

    December 4, 2006 at 7:37 pm

    Yes! THANK YOU. I realize everyone has the right to choose what to do to their own body and yadayadayada, but I find it disturbing that women are removing all of their pubic hair. What does that say about men, that they are turned on by their adult partner having the genitals of a ten year old? Grown women are SUPPOSED to have hair! Just my opinion, mind you.

  • kalisah

    December 4, 2006 at 7:57 pm

    don’t knock it til you’ve tried it. I got a Brazilian wax a couple years ago as a surprise for my husband’s birthday. And you get spoiled to how clean & soft & smooth it is.

  • Muirnait

    December 5, 2006 at 3:52 am

    Well, now I am glad someone is actually talking about this heh. I can’t talk with any of my “real life” friends about this…so I’m glad other people think it’s okay to keep things, well, neat and tidy, but not freakin bald. Ahem.

  • mdvelazquez

    December 5, 2006 at 4:18 pm

    HAHAHAHA Hot Pink Betty! Fun times.