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On Tue, 2002-06-04 at 20:11, Maarten van Beek wrote:
> > Van: Christophe Grandsire
> > Onderwerp: Re: Do you want a French "little" or a Dutch "little"? :))
> >
> > We have the same problem with dark blues
> > and dark greens, and with dark blues and black.
>
> Black (like white) is very absolute to me. Unless it is completely black, it
> is not black, but dark grey, or deep purple, or dark blue oslt.

White is definitely definite, but there are dark blues that are
practically indistinguishable from black to my eyes in certain lights,
especially with lighter blues around. I bought some very-dark-blue pants
for work thinking they were black because it was inside a shop (with
non-natural light) and they were with some lighter blue ones. With my
uniform top (this is for work; I work at a supermarket. My school
uniform is a proper one with college pants and a blazer and such) in the
sun, they look much bluer.

Tristan.