Nik Taylor writes: > Christophe Grandsire wrote: > > No, in France it's the same. After all, it's the colour of the light, isn't it? > > Well, a lot of green lights are more blue than green, but I've never > heard anyone call it a blue light. > I think it's called blue "aoi" in Japanese. The term isn't precisely the same as English "blue", though, and is used for things we'd generally think of as being green. The precise semantic boundary between "aoi" and "midori" (green) I've never been clear on. I think some Japanese lights are green, and others are blue, and they're perceived as being different shades of the same colour, but I could be wrong about this.