Posted by Curious from 1Cust206.tnt1.brunswick.ga.da.uu.net on January 31, 2001 at 17:42:46:
In Reply to: Re: Good question posted by Inbanana on January 31, 2001 at 17:05:39:
I dug the info, but I feel we may have been a tad sexist with the following (emphasis added):
"When the archaeologist wants to describe a soil color, SHE just finds the match amongst the Munsell paint chips, and puts the number in the report..."
Are you implying that soil colorization describing is women's work? I guess that would explain such color names as "periwinkle blue" and "henna brown". If we manly men do it we might use terms like "Madonna's nipple purple" or "first pee of the morning yellow" or "graml's butthide pasty white"...ah, heck, anybody else have any? The possibilities are endless.
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