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  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:203
  • eBook ISBN:9781620957097

Seeing Red or Tickled Pink

A Rainbow of Colorful Terms

by Christine Ammer

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Overview

12 chapters cover 750 color terms in every color family, both familiar and unusual. This crayola box of expressions gives the origin of black sheep, how musicians came to sing the blues, purple prose, green thumb and greenback, orange blossoms, the black hole of Calcutta, and, of course, seeing red and tickled pink.

Description

12 chapters cover 750 color terms in every color family, both familiar and unusual. This crayola box of expressions gives the origin of black sheep, how musicians came to sing the blues, purple prose, green thumb and greenback, orange blossoms, the black hole of Calcutta, and, of course, seeing red and tickled pink.

About the author

Christ\ine Ammer has written several dozen word books, as well as reference books in women's health, classical music, idioms, and cliches.

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