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OT: blue blood Re: Letf / Right, was Re: Count and mass nouns:Re:Red

From:Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Monday, January 26, 2004, 5:55
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Costentin Cornomorus wrote:

> --- Tristan McLeay <zsau@...> wrote: > > On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Philippe Caquant wrote: > > > > > There are several colours for blood, but they > > are all > > > red. > > > > Even that dried stuff that looks more black > > than red? How about the blue > > stuff I can see under my skin? or are the veins > > blue instead of the blood? > > Funny how that looks blue from the outside. It's > all really pink, white and yellow in there. > > See > <>
Mm... It seems to me (the moreso after reading that) that saying that blood under (fair) skin isn't blue, even after reading that, is like saying the sky isn't blue. After all, if it *looks* blue, why doesn't that make it blue? Why shouldn't colors just be ways of discussing what something looks like? Maybe an unresolvable issue of semantics... -- Tristan


Joe <joe@...>
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>