Re: Sounds like...
|From:||JOEL MATTHEW PEARSON <mpearson@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 19, 1998, 19:13|
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Oliver Cromm wrote, about Elet Anta colour terms:
> clasant sounds soft, other than most of your colour terms, so I chose pink here.
> Maybe also "pleasant" is an influence. sharday has probably the wine
> association mentioned (Chardonnay).
On the contrary, I think "clasant" sounds rather harsh and blaring,
like a trumpet. Perfect for a hot colour. Which is why I chose
red - correctly, it turns out. I guess John Fisher and I think alike
in this respect. But I agree about the "sharday" - Chardonnay connection.
Hadn't thought of that one, but it might have influenced my choice
subconsciously (even though Chardonnay is a white wine rather than a