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From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>
Subject: Re: (urth) Names for Green Men
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 15:11:30 

Jeff Wilson wrote:
>Currently, I am compiling various languages' words for the color green,
>but other possibilities might be words relating to the future, or to
>plenty. However, I have yet to come across a suitable name beginning
>with D, and this would be invaluable in tying in with an earlier series
>of mysterious notes signed with that initial. Any suggestions would be

Weeell . . . it ain't exactly what you are looking for, but here's "Durra."

My rationale is that "green" comes from an Indo-European root that also
gives rise to "grass."  And the green man has a grassy smell.  And durra is
a type of grass.


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