Kurri Kurri's Col Maybury was watching rugby league finals footy on Friday night, as the Storm took on the Raiders.
He couldn't help but notice that the players were mostly hairless.
"Every one of these brutal males are as smooth as a baby's bum," Col quipped.
"They are not completely hairless - some have moustaches."
Col has spotted something interesting. That is, the trend for some males to remove body hair has coincided with a trend to grow facial hair.
Of course, our grandparents used to tell us to eat our veggies because it would put hair on our chest.
Guess it's possible that some of these rugby league blokes don't eat their veggies.
Or, perhaps the things they use to make their muscles big have some kind of side effect on their body hair.
We reported on Saturday that Hamilton's Geoff McTaggart asked Topics readers to settle a difference of opinion.
That is, whether Keith's Kitchen was in Hunter Street in the early 1950s, as he believed, or in Pacific Street, as others reckoned.
Salamander Bay's Mick Miller said the hamburger shop was "in Pacific Street, opposite Pacific Park, on the harbour side of Hunter Street".
"At one time there was also a sign in the front window that said Eat At Joe's."
Jan Wells said her husband Colin was a cash register technician.
"He serviced the tills for 15 years at Keith's Kitchen," Jan said, adding that it was in Pacific Street.
She said he always enjoyed "a hearty lunch" there.
Peter Ballantyne used to go there for a hamburger in 1951. Peter, too, confirmed it was in Pacific Street.
Kurri Kurri's Carole Gillies said she worked in an office in the John Reid building in Watt Street in the 1950s.
"The best place for lunches was Miss Ida's sandwich shop, opposite the T&G building in Hunter Street," Carole said.
She said Keith's Kitchen was "around the corner facing Pacific Street".
She'd go there for a hamburger or meal.
She had fond memories of those times. Now in her 80s, she sometimes goes on an adventure back to that area to reminisce.
Keith Parsons - no relation to Keith's Kitchen - moved to Newcastle in 1957.
"We lived in Watt Street," he said.
"Keith's Kitchen was definitely in Pacific Street. Hamburgers were made behind the front window on a flat iron stove, so you could see them being made.
"Above the Keith's Kitchen sign in the front window was another sign in smaller print, Eat at Joe's."
My wife claims she can wax my chest hair without me feeling any pain at all. I'm nervous she won't be able to pull it off.
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