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by Abigail Van Buren

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DEAR ABBY: Is there a rule of etiquette regarding how men should wear long hair? My boyfriend's hair isn't long enough to pull into a ponytail, but it's long enough that he is constantly sweeping or shaking it out of his eyes. If we were to go to a funeral or similar ceremonial (or formal) event, what should he do? I need some input. -- HAIR-RAISING QUESTION

DEAR QUESTION: I have two words to offer: hair gel. Many products are available that will tame his mane, and you can find them at your nearest beauty supply store.