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The Color Of Language: Linguistics Of The Rainbow

What is color? Is it purely a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, divisible into nanometers of wavelength…

The Color of Language: English Color Etymologies 4

This is the fourth post in a series on English Color Etymologies. Today we are looking at…

The Color Of Language: English Color Etymologies 3

This is the third post in a series on English Color Etymologies. Today we are looking at…

The Color Of Language: English Color Etymologies 2

This is the second post in a series on English Color Etymologies. Today we are looking at…

The Color Of Language: English Color Etymologies

This is the first post in a series on English Color Etymologies. Today we are looking at…

The Colors of Language: Chinese Etymologies

Many outsiders think that modern Chinese remains a purely pictographic language, similar to ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. While…