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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Feb 10, 2018, 03:46 PM

1. Very interesting.

I am described as being red-green color blind but that's really a misnomer. I can identify vivid reds and greens as such. It's the more subtle colors that mess with me. I can sometimes tell that something is red or green but it doesn't "look" red or green to me - as nonsensical as that sounds.

So, what do the words red and green really mean? When people ask me to describe what I see, I use words like brown and grey but I have no idea if those words mean the same thing to me that they do to other people.

Do your young sons and grandsons (red-green color blind folks are overwhelmingly male) a favor. If the kindergarten teacher is concerned that little Tommy can't learn his colors, there may be a good reason. There are reasonably good color vision tests available on the internet.

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