Many of you will regard the Bible as dry and irrelevant. But in addition to any historic and spiritual wisdom, if you can get hold of one with an index at the back (the index is called a 'concordance') you'll be able to look up any one of hundreds of themes and among them you might find a snippet that you can use.
There's no mention in mine of 'bald', but under 'hair' we find in Matthew 10 verse 30: 'Even the hairs of your head are numbered.'
Well, I can count mine: 1 (point to inside of ear)
or use it for the occasion when I realised I was going bald: I knew then that my days as a man with hair were numbered.
The following is the idea stockpile so far.
(You don't need to read through all these at this stage, it's just a rolling collection of the material we've gathered):
'Even the hairs of your head are numbered.'
Well, I can count mine: 1.
my days as a man with hair were numbered.
Chrome dome, Solar powered eating machine, Hair of the dog
air-head, air-liner (eye-liner), airspace, airlock, airborne, aircrew, airport, aircraft, airiness, airspace, airstrip, airtight, airworthy, airy-fairy,
A hairport: a place where wigs come in to land
heir: this is very near to a direct pun with 'hair' Prince Charles, hair to the throne
chair: filled with horsehair
bare, bear: better to be a bald human than a bald bear
or even a thread-bear
hare: I was about 20 when my hair hared off
Tony Blair (weapons of mass destruction?)
prayer: my brother's bald, dad too-my hair never had a prayer
wear: if you're going to wear something, wear hair
warfarenightmare: a hair-loss bad dream
funfair: the opposite of a hair-nightmare
compare the compere.com: a website selling hosts/presenters
au pair: I knew I had no chance: hairless, I'd be au pair-less
fanfare: keeping this - it might lead to something later
Scald, walled, piebald.
Called, galled, hauled, mauled, appalled, crawled, scrawled, drawled, trawled, enthralled, sprawled, stalled, snowballed, mothballed