According to Georgia's GlossaryEdit

Goofy short bit of hair that comes down to your eyebrows. Someone told me that Hamburger-a-gogo type people call them "bangs", but this is so ridiculously strange that it's not worth thinking about. Some people can look very stylish with a fringe (i.e. me, Georgia) while others look goofy (Jas). The Beatles started it apparently. One of them had a German girlfriend, and she cut their hair with a pudding bowl and the rest is history.