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As brown as a berry

Posted by David FG on February 16, 2005

In Reply to: As brown as a berry posted by Bruce Kahl on February 16, 2005

: : : : : from Chaucer, what is he referring to

: : : : It is a simile.
: : : : I spent so much time in the sun that I am now as brown as a berry.

: : : It is, but it is slightly odd as (off the top of the head)I can't think of a berry that is actually brown. Red, blue, black, yellow, white... but none brown.

: : : DFG

: :
: : I agree, however....:

: Let's try that again.
: See link.

They look red to me!