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Of or relating to a firm or the operations of a firm that are deemed unprofitable. The term derives from the color of ink used to show losses on financial statements. Compare black.
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Rodgers is also working on a massive project to map the world's redheads more accurately.
By midday, 1,200 people had showed up, said organiser Pascal Sacleux, who expressed the hope that "one day the jokes at the expense of redheads will be a thing of the past, when everyone realises how unfounded and stupid they are".
But, in fact, the young Winston was a dashing redhead.
Contrastingly, redheads are born with a genetic variant that causes MC1R to chemically function differently on melanocytes, which leads to less eumelanin and more pheomelanin production.
"This convention is great and it makes me proud to be a redhead. I was never bullied about my hair and I was always happy with it.
We are delighted to welcome hundreds of redhead friends - old and new - from all over the world.
Organiser Joleen Cronin said numbers were up on the 2,500 redheads who turned out for last year's parade .
"And that's particularly the case here on the Big Island in Hawaii, where I don't think I've ever seen another redhead.
It is higher overall than Ireland, disputing preconceptions of the Irish as the most redheaded.
According to Eupedia, a website that investigates European ancestry and genetics, Ireland has the highest per capita percentage of redheads in the world.