Re: Color terms, belatedly
|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 5, 1999, 3:58|
I like your color terms. They have a certain -- inevitability -- to them.
I also like "dead Spaniard." I'd love to see Crayoloa introduce a crayon
by *that* name! (Incidently, what color *was* dead Spaniard?
> But for all my liking of this activity, I doubt that I'll match the
> creativity of the English at the time of Elizabeth the first. They had
> "fashion" colors such as "hair" and "dead Spaniard".