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    white hair

    I know hair is uncountable.
    how about white hair.


    My grandpop has much white hair
    My grandpop has many white hairs

    How about inserting a number. Is this possible?
    My grandpop has two white hairs

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    Re: white hair

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I know hair is uncountable.
    how about white hair.


    My grandpop has much white hair
    My grandpop has many white hairs

    How about inserting a number. Is this possible?
    My grandpop has two white hairs
    If you can count the hair it is countable. Generally "hair" is an uncountable noun.


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    Re: white hair

    Since it's Sunday: :)

    Matthew 10:29-31 (King James Version)

    Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

    But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

    Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.

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    Re: white hair

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    If you can count the hair it is countable. Generally "hair" is an uncountable noun.
    For example, I don't have white hair but I have a few white hairs.

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    Re: white hair

    I used to have dark hair but now my head is covered with many grey hairs.

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