well the bible spelled it correctly Macbeth spelled it correctly
they were locks fairy locks etc
some people have said "my locs are not locking yet" or "my locs finally locked"
locking and becoming locked is the process o why change the spelling off the end result?
the same people (many not all) refer to natural dreads as 'shitlocks" in this case..they use the k
again locs and locks are looked at differently.
the k being more traditional and implying spiritual (even fairy locks in Macbeth were mystically created and 'doom to untangle') without the k they are trying to distance themselves (not everyone who spells it that way is aware of this) from any deeper meaning or cause .. in order to get you to pay for a style they have to make the unpaid version look very undesirable.. something to be ashamed of.. ok to imitate, but shameful if they don't have a high price tag.
locticians create the culture most who use the term aren't even aware.. some who use locs themselves look down on locks many of them may not even be aware why..
take a bag ladies bag and slap a channel (or whatever I don't know much about purses) label on it and you could sell it for $1000 .. if a bag lady ever made eye contact and maybe a lil smile cause you had the same bag.. you can turn your nose up and return a look of disgust cause you got a genuine channel and they only got a trash picked knockoff
its the whole culture of "the more you pay the better you are" so locs is like 'designer locks'
while we are on the subject.. noticed many locticians referring to themselves as 'hair artists' which i find odd since they rush through them and make them all the same
the most artistic lock I ever saw was completely freeform.. but looked like a wrist and hand sticking out the top of his head that waved at everyone when he walked down the street .. art makes a statement.. his made the statement 'hello' or "goodbye" based on your reaction to it
sorry to babble haven't had coffee yet
27 years growing dreadlocks the natural way
My dreads are over 9 feet long