Posted by ESC on November 01, 2003
In Reply to: Colour me shocked posted by Anders on November 01, 2003
: What does it mean? How do you use it?
There was a phrase "fad" a few years ago, "Color me..." Here's a explanation from the archives:
"It was being used as long ago as 1969. From the song Calgary written by Ian and Sylvia of Great Speckled Bird;
Color that jet plane going,
Color me gone.
Presumably it comes from the instructions in a children's colouring book and means to give an appropriate colour or description to something or someone...