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Re: The Human Body

From:charles <catty@...>
Date:Sunday, November 15, 1998, 5:42
Andrew Smith wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Nov 1998, Nik Taylor wrote: > > > Interesting. So, perhaps they might call youth "the blue days", just as > > we say "salad days"? Interesting thought. Of course, since we're > > unaware of this, it's hard to see how such an analogy could originate > > ... > Not in a human language, no.
Odors were far more intense as a child (men lose some acuity around puberty; odd, now that I think of it). Buckminster Fuller used to say that voices got lost "in the high squeekies" as he got older. Etc. Thanks to memory, we do notice these things ... There was a song, "Yellow Days (Golden Days)", but that seems to run counter to the hypothesis.