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Re: Color terms, belatedly

From:Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>
Date:Thursday, August 5, 1999, 3:58
> > 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". > > Laurie > > >
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?