WONDER #1160: Why Are They Called Pigtails?

Question 1 of 3

What popular hairstyle is usually worn in pairs to the sides of the head?

  1. pigtails
  2. horsefeathers
  3. ponytails
  4. French braids

Question 2 of 3

A single bunch of hair fastened at the back of the head and allowed to hang loosely is called a what?

  1. pigtail
  2. horsefeather
  3. ponytail
  4. braidlet

Question 3 of 3

In the early 1600s, a pigtail was a what?

  1. twist of tobacco
  2. hair braid
  3. hair style
  4. pork rind

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