Thread: Underarm Hair
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Old 06-30-2016, 05:22 PM
TriPolar TriPolar is offline
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Originally Posted by HMS Irruncible View Post
Can't be bothered for a cite, but a couple of things:
  • Almost certainly we were originally covered completely with hair
  • And then we lost it
  • So the question is not why hair, but why did we lose it everywhere except there? Like why not hairy elbows or knees?
We didn't lose it so much as it became much finer hair. We aren't born with the hair we're talking about, so clearly this hair is related to physical maturation, perhaps not as easy to change it's formation genetically.