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People can be hairy, animals … but so can things. Things with no hair can be “hairy” if they’re complicated. Is anything in your life hairy?
This is your minute of less English lesson.
We’re talking about the word “hairy”.
People can be hairy.
But I was working on a contract and I called it “hairy”.
How can a contract be hairy?
If something is hairy, that’s just calling it complicated. You’ll also hear the word “hairier”.
This contract is hairier than the last contract I signed. It’s more complicated. You’ll hear it a lot with the word “problem”. A big hairy problem, that’s complicated.
is one of those big, hairy problems that we have to solve.
When you have this big hairy problem, let’s break it down into simple and manageable steps, right?
So I think part of it is decomposing the big difficult hairy thing of doing all of those things at once into a bunch of smaller tasks that you can do all the time.
Can you think of something in your life that’s hairy?