Blond Shall Not Touch Blond, Nor Curly Touch Curly
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Blond Shall Not Touch Blond, Nor Curly Touch Curly is a tongue-in-cheek fannish warning instructing fic writers to follow the rule that characters with similar physical appearances not be paired together.
... the true rule is "Curly shall not touch curly." I read all S/H x Pros stories with enormous trepidation, fearing the author will not respect this most serious of all slash rules (and no, you can't just say that Doyle's is a perm. Hmpt!). --Snady 
Examples of Use, and Variations
- "I thought [ Roj Blake and Del Tarrant ] looked real good together. And I'm not a deeply prejudiced person, I think. I believe it is O.K. for two curly men to have it off with each other." And "Egad! Sandy, I hope you're wrong about two curly-haired guys sleeping together being incestuous. I've read some really great Tarrant/Blake stories; I'd hate to think that their authors will be run out of fandom on a rail for breaking the "elemental taboo"!" 
- "I know the Rule of Curl (Curly may not touch Curly) stands, but Sandy wants a Rule of Bald (Hair-Impaired may not touch Hair-Impaired). I protest! (Unless this keeps Frank away from Skinner…) And the bottom line is, as Nicole says, "They could have all met in Vietnam." 
- "Can bald touch bald? Can Frank McPike (Wiseguy; FBI, Vietnam Vet, round glasses, highly controlled, intense, short and bald) get together with Walter Skinner (X-files: FBI, Vietnam Vet, round glasses, highly controlled, intense, tall and bald)?"