howard at brazee.net
Sat Jan 8 17:51:27 GMT 2022
> On Jan 8, 2022, at 10:47 AM, Margaret Dean <margdean56 at gmail.com> wrote:
> It all probably does trace back to heraldry (and flags/banners), which
> indeed originated on the battlefield as a way to distinguish friend from
> foe. In sports where the two teams mingle / interact with each other, I
> suspect team colors *still* have that function, for the players as well as
> the spectators.
The era when military uniforms were brightly identifiable is smaller than we think.
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