[WWI] Nieuport Aluminum Finish

dave fleming dave.fleming at dial.pipex.com
Tue Aug 17 17:04:53 EDT 2004

Quoting KarrArt at aol.com:

> <<
> Yes - grey can be mixed from a number of different pigments - for
> example ultramarine and yellow ochre will give various shades of grey
> when mixed with white; burnt umber, blue and white give another
> variation
> >>
> Middle English generally had it as "gray". OE split the difference and used 
> that dipthong thing that's an a and e back to back........

And don't forget there was no formal spelling of English until the late 18th 
Century, after you 'Mericans had foolishly gone your own way......

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