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Re: Color terms, belatedly

From:Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>
Date:Thursday, August 5, 1999, 10:39
On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, Patrick Dunn wrote:

> > I also like "dead Spaniard." I'd love to see Crayoloa introduce a crayon > by *that* name! (Incidently, what color *was* dead Spaniard? >
In France, in the times of Louis XIV, there appears to have been a colour named 'nymphs thigh', which was apparently a kind of dirty mud-brown... Boudewijn Rempt |