It's not that I don't like the compliment. I really do. It's just that I am unable to keep from launching into a dissertation on why I cut it, how it ended up this short, the products I am finding helpful, etc.
I hear myself doing this and try to stop but then someone says it and off I go again until the person has wandered off and I'm still talking about my hair.
I am attending meetings, so soon if you say "is your hair really that curly?" I will say