English bites (3)

Colourless green ideas sleep furiously.*

*This famous sentance was composed by Noam Chomsky as an example of a sentance whose grammar is correct but whose meaning is nonsensical; however, discourse analysts have argued that Chomsky simply wasn’t imaginative enough to place the sentence into a context which would make it meaningful. Interestingly enough…

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  1. Interestingly enough this bite…

    Green still remains the greenest of the greenest colours. My favourite.
    This is quite nonsensical as I am against colours, trying to blow them up through words.

  2. Never forget that only by combining all the colours in the world you can get the pure white :) and the black cannot be seen at his best whithout a lot of white surrounding it.
    Now I understand why your sky isn’t blue and your sun isn’t yellow nor orange.

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