Society: Jun. 8, 1992

"If someone has 14 earrings in their ears and their nose -- and who knows where else -- and spiky green hair and smells like a skunk, I don't know why I have to hire them."

-- Kathy Manoff, owner of Manoff's Rancho Burger in Santa Cruz, Calif., on the city's new ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of appearance.

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