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Tue Nov 3 04:35:12 GMT 2015
> At 02:50 PM 11/2/2015, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:
> >[Ta, L. Now wondering what the origin of "red-letter [whatever]" may be.
> I always rather assumed that red-letter days sprang from the habit of
> printing holidays on calendars using red ink, but come to think of
> it, that should be 'red-number days", should it not? But the habit
> of using red ink for special purposes is used for many other things
> (I am thinking of a Bible, for instance, where every word spoken by
> Jesus was printed in red; everything else was in black.)
> Regards, Pete
>There's always my hardcover copy of _The Neverending Story_ printed in red and green ink. One color for the storyline in our world, the other for Fantastica.
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