Seeing Red Or Tickled Pink: Color Terms in Everyday Language

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Plume, Oct 27, 1993 - Reference - 224 pages
An engaging compendium of 750 color-related terms--their origins and definitions--in 12 chapters covering color families, from White as Snow to All the Colors of the Rainbow. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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About the author (1993)

Christine Ammer is the author of more than three dozen reference books, on subjects ranging from classical music to women's health. Her books on words and phrases include "Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches; Seeing Red or Tickled Pink; Fighting Words from War, Rebellion, and Other Combative Capers; Southpaws and Sunday Punches; Cool Cats and Top Dogs;" and" Fruitcakes and Couch Potatoes. "She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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