The colour amaranthine came from the Greek word ‘amarantos’ which meant unfading. The word Amaranth was used to name an imaginary, undying flower that was, presumably, a deep red-purple colour and there you have the two uses of the word today. Lovely stuff.
I've been wanting to share this poem with you for ages but I couldn't find the source. I hunted high and low to try and find the elusive e.h but had no luck and then yesterday I miraculously came across her place and now I'm so happy to share Erin's beautiful words which should be dedicated to all our daughters and so it is. Erin Hanson I salute you fine lady. ::source::
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Inspired by my previous article which looked at ‘50 Ways to Say ‘Villain’’, I began thinking about other words I tend to overuse in my writing. The word ‘said’ is definitely the one. I’m sure it is for many of ...read more →