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Re: Article: On the Failure of Human Civilisations

Subject: Re: Article: On the Failure of Human Civilisations
From: Alan Kellogg
Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 16:41:19 -0700
Newsgroups: sci.anthropology.paleo, sci.bio.paleontology
In article <4465943A.AAB@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, pete <pfiland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:

> Day Brown wrote:
> > 
> > pete wrote:
> > > Day Brown wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >>Those are plaid, but not tartans, which require three colors.
> > >
> > >
> > > I am unable to corroborate your statement.
> 
> > http://www.tartansauthority.com/Web/Site/Tartan/Designing/WhatIsATartan.asp
> 
> > Altho- none of the samples I've
> > ever seen had only 2 base colors... which the link says is minimum.
> 
> If we just take a look at the a's:
> 
> http://www.tartansauthority.com/web/site/tartan_results.asp?txtTartan=a
> 
> The Applecross tartan is just red and green.
> The Aragon (Erskine) tartan is just red and black.
> The Atlin tartan is just blue and brown.

The older the tartan (or arms) the more apt it is to violate the current 
rules.

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