Ron Butters' 8/1 "livid" post
sagehen at SLIC.COM
Wed Aug 2 14:36:30 UTC 2000
Like Fred Shapiro, I, too, was misquoted here, but these machines make it
all too easy to get the fibers of these threads tangled. Ron makes a good
point: that the expression of rage may be red, white or blue, depending on
the individual's physiology.
I didn't mean by my original suggestion that the reader unfamiliar with
/livid/ would actually think it meant /vivid/, only that /vivid/ and,
perhaps, /lively/ would lend it a sort of aura --a brightness-- that would
stick in the mind. More
LED-ness than LCD-ness, so to speak.
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