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A colorful world is a world of meaning because people have always used color as symbols. Here are some of the ways fashion and color have connected. The Aztecs of Mexico taught the Spanish…

white lead

(Encyclopedia) white lead, heavy, white substance, poisonous, insoluble in water, extensively used as a white pigment and base in paints. It is one of the oldest paint pigments…

The White Snake

The White Snake A long time ago there lived a king who was famed for his wisdom through all the land. Nothing was hidden from him, and it seemed as if news of the most secret things was…

White Roses

White RosesWhile the travellers refreshed, and Mrs President struggled into her best gown, Josie ran into the garden to gather flowers for the brides. The sudden arrival of these interesting…

Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade

Swingers2 Days in the ValleyVideos.com; $14.95Short; NRDirector: George HickenlooperCast: Billy Bob Thornton, Molly Ringwald and J. T. Walsh The oft-repeated line (intoned, of course, with the…

"It Cuts Both Ways"

"There was for a long time what used to be called, euphemistically, the 'colored elite'... light skinned black folks who descended from masters and slaves and who got educated and got into…

White Lotus Rebellion

(Encyclopedia) White Lotus Rebellion, Chinese anti-Manchu uprising that occurred during the Ch'ing dynasty. It broke out (1796) among impoverished settlers in the mountainous…

whiting

(Encyclopedia) whiting, white, powdery substance, prepared by grinding chalk or some other source of calcium carbonate. When mixed with linseed oil it forms putty , and with water…

whiting

(Encyclopedia) whiting, fish: see croaker ; harvestfish .