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Re: RHS Colors & Names (Iris Humor)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: RHS Colors & Names (Iris Humor)
  • From: "Keith Romanczyk" <fdic@moran.com>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Feb 1997 12:54:26 -0700 (MST)

I won't even try, Clarence.  I bow to the master.  Especially after your

But did you know that 'puce' is the French word for flea? And the color is
purplish-brown, the color of a well fed flea!

=> who's on a color-trivia roll.

>                                     I dream of it both night and day,
>                                     But sometimes feel compelled to say:
>                                     "My dreams are of such little use---
>                                     Shall I never see an iris of puce?"
> Forgiveness please, Ogden Nash! 
> Clarence Mahan in VA, who defies someone to write the next 4 lines.....

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