Teleported to another continent, another latitude, another time zone, another reality…
Echoing: “I want to know exactly what color green it was,” said Sylvia.
“The modern English word green comes from the Middle English and Anglo-Saxon word grene, from the same Germanic root as the words “grass” and “grow”. It is the color of living grass and leaves and as a result is the color most associated with springtime, growth and nature. By far the largest contributor to green in nature is chlorophyll, the chemical by which plants photosynthesize and convert sunlight into chemical energy. Many creatures have adapted to their green environments by taking on a green hue themselves as camouflage. Several minerals have a green color, including the emerald, which is colored green by its chromium content.”
Artichoke, asparagus, avocado, chartreuse, dark green, fern green, forest green, Hooker’s green, jungle green, laurel green, light green, mantis, moss green, myrtle green, mint green, pine green, sap green, shamrock green (Irish green), tea green, teal, olive, crayola green, pantone green, army green, bottle green, bright green, Brunswick green, Castleton green, celadon, emerald, feldgrau, yellow-green, harlequin, hunter green, India green, Islamic green, jade, kelly green, malachite, midnight green, neon green, office green, Pakistan green, Paris green, Persian green, rifle green, Russian green, screamin’ green, sea green…
Viridian, parakeet, pistachio, lime, pear, pickle, crocodile, sage, seaweed, basil, juniper, clover, broccoli, eel, caterpillar, grasshopper, dollar bill, lettuce, cactus, parrot, lawn, lizard, pea….
to be continued xxxx Aliss