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Staving John Cowan:
>Roger Mills scripsit:
>
> > Yes.  My first thought was that the colors ought to be those of the
> > Lithuanian flag, whatever they are...but never mind :-).
>
>Red, green, and yellow.  The flag is unheraldic because the red and
>green border.  See http://fotw.vexillum.com/flags/lt.html .
>
>BTW, the rules of heraldry (most notably "no metal on metal or color
>on color", where "metal" means "white or yellow" and "color" means
>"red, green, blue, black, or purple") aren't just arbitrary: they have
>everything to do with visibility at a distance, which was even more
>critical for armor than for flags.

Surely, for the metals you mean "Argent" and "Or", and the colours are
"gules, vert, azure, sable and purpure"?

Pete