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Re: CHAT: Orange

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Thursday, June 13, 2002, 14:24
Well, that 'other colour' has anme though ;-) it's called Ultraviolet..

Christophe Said:

> En réponse à "Karapcik, Mike" <KarapcM@...>: > > > This sounds a lot like my friend Bill. > > Bill's father is an ophthalmologist and neurophysiologist, so he > > would > > give his children regular, thorough eye exams. > > One day, when Bill was young, Bill asked his father why fluorescent > > lights have a bright halo around them, and incandescent lights don't. > > This > > intrigued his father, who ran some perception tests. Apparently, > > Bill's > > perceptual range is longer than average, and extends a bit into UV. That > > is > > the halo he sees around fluorescent lights. He also loves blacklights, > > but > > he complains about them being too bright, and they give him a > > headache. > > When I inquired about this, he said "the other color" is like a very > > pale > > violet with a lot of white in it. > > > > Well, you could as well have described me!!! Although I don't get
> from blacklights, I do find them quite bright, and I do see strong halos
> fluorescent lights. His description of "the other colour" I would probably > agree with if pressed. Actually it's just a good approximation for
> which just doesn't have a name (and which I have never named myself since
> have never felt the need for it :)) ). > > Hehe, as I said earlier, like some people have an absolute ear (not me > unfortunately :(( ), I could very well have an absolute eye ;))) . > > Christophe. > > > > Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role. >


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>