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Author Heifetz, Jeanne, 1960-
Title When blue meant yellow : how colors got their names / Jeanne Heifetz.
Pub Info New York : Holt, 1994.
book jacket
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 535.6 HEI     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 171 p., [1] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary Explores the history of the names of colors, offering an etymological investigation of English and a scientific explanation of how we see colors.
Subject Colors -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Colors -- Nomenclature.
Colors -- Folklore -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Color -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Etymology.
ISBN 9780805031782 (alk. paper) : $14.95 ($20.95 Can.)
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