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gray hair | gray hair

eve-kushner's picture
Mar.22.2014
Let's start with a quiz. Where on the human face can you find the number 8? a. the eyesb. the earsc. nostrilsd. mustache I'll block the answer with a picture of my dog Kanji. Photo Credit: Christina Coto Kanji is a cute little guy (if I do say so myself!), so people always ask me about him. (I'm...
eve-kushner's picture
Nov.16.2012
  In Japanese, "gray" is literally the color of ash: 灰色 (はいいろ: gray; ashen)     ash + color Clever! I never would have thought of representing "gray" that way, but I actually can't think of a better combination! Incidentally, the Japanese originally represented "gray hair" not...