Utterly OT: origin of a phrase?

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Wed Jun 15 19:17:56 EDT 2005


On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 09:02:39PM +0100, Elizabeth Bentley wrote:

>"A colour not found in nature" implies to me one of those chemical colours
>that no self respecting plant, animal or rock would display. Perhaps one of
>the new dyes discovered in the 19th century.

Well, quite. I'm after that _specific phrase_, not the concept, though
thanks to Charlie for an interesting post...

R

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