Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 08:26:58 +0100
From: Fuencisla Garcia-Bermejo Giner more[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUGU.USAL.ES
Subject: Re: Dirty Jokes and Color Metaphors
In Spain such jokes are referred to as "green". A dirty old man is "a green
old man". We get "yellow with envy" not "green with envy"."Black humour"
refers to jokes about death (very frequent in our culture). If one gets
black, it means one gets very angry, however. One gets red when one is
Maria F. Garcia-Bermejo Giner
University of Salamanca, Spain.
More[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]gugu.usal.es