The rainbow-hued interior of a hot-air balloon. Picture: Alamy
Lisa Lim
Opinion

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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

On the origin of the words ‘black’ and ‘white’ for International Colour Day

Most languages recognise multiple colours, and many acknowledge a hierarchy and name them in the same order

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The rainbow-hued interior of a hot-air balloon. Picture: Alamy
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