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Re: CONLANG Digest - 8 Nov 2003 to 9 Nov 2003 (#2003-316)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Monday, November 10, 2003, 19:26
Quoting Estel Telcontar <estel_telcontar@...>:

> Andreas Johansson ha tera a: > > > PS Isidora wrote of the hair colour of the people of her concultures. > > This trip saw a continuation of the longstanding quarrel re: me hair > > colour; all the Southern Europeans think I'm blond, while I'm most > > certainly not by my standards. It's amazing how much time we've by > > now spent on arguing about this highly important question. Those who, > > > for no good reason, want to form their own opinion on the matter, may > > > look at the photo at YUM. > > Well, based on the YUM photo, I'd call it brown.... but, I call a lot > of things brown that most people around here don't. I tend to think of > all hair as brown unless it's a) black, b) very red, or c) very blond
Well, at least someone is agreeing with me! Tangents from this argument has, BTW, demonstrated that there are colours I'd call black when it's hair having it, but dark brown when it's pretty much any other object. Andreas