Quiffs and anglicization

David Denby in the New Yorker on the new Steven Spielberg film The Adventures of Tintin: The plot is standard boy’s-book adventure stuff. Tintin (Jamie Bell), the young reporter with an orange-brown quiff and an insatiable curiosity, pursues a buried treasure, journeying to the far corners by ship, plane, and motorcycle. The hair-style noun quiff … Continue reading Quiffs and anglicization