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  • Al – Rashid replied, “There is no harm in that,” 228 whereupon Abu Mohammed bade his men bring in a chest, from which he took a number of rarities, and amongst the rest, trees of gold with leaves of white emeraid,229 and fruits of pigeon blood rubies and topazes and new pearls and bright.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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  • Thanks--nice to know you enjoy that list. I don't know, though...I've always had a bit of a soft spot in my heart for puce. Probably the result of listening to too much Stan Freberg. ;-)

    July 2, 2007

  • Yes, I was thinking of your list, which I like. You probably don't want oxblood either. Nor, for that matter, puce. Maybe I should make a list of non-Crayola colors. Oh, dun and dishwater blonde. fulvous

    June 30, 2007

  • I shall not add this one to my Crayola list, then.

    June 30, 2007

  • Not a Crayola sort of word ;-)

    June 29, 2007