For some, the word evokes images of a large circular blue face with red clown lips and hours wasted in front of a computer. A rip off of Taito’s popular ‘Bust-A-Move” video game, the 1996 puzzler involves grouping various series of disembodied heads in hopes of clearing the entire screen. So addicted was I to this time wasting device that I asked my roommates freshman year to delete it from my computer when I was away at class.
For others, it is one of many ways to cover your head. While Kippot tend to reap the glory of Jewish head coverings, it is common for women to use a Snood (as pictured), Scheitel (Wig) or Tichel (Headscarf) as headpieces. It is all part of Tznuit, a code of modesty and humility and practiced by many Jews. And one of the main reasons Kanye West will never be Orthodox.