Tuesday, February 23, 2010

New Members ...

Gladly to have new puppies... now they are almost 1 month old...

Actually there are seven of them but one of them did not make it...
Then, my colleague ask for a pair...
So... we will be raising only 4 puppies after this...

Special name for them ... Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner and Supper ...

Happy puppies...


Tuesday, February 9, 2010

What Colors Mean

We live in a colorful world. In many countries, colors represent various holidays; they are also used to express feelings and enliven language.


• For the ancient Romans, a red flag was a signal for battle.
• Because of its visibility, stop signs, stoplights, brake lights, and fire equipment are all painted red.

• The ancient Egyptians considered them a red race and painted their bodies with red dye for emphasis.
• In Russia, red means beautiful. The Bolsheviks used a red flag as their symbol when they overthrew the tsar in 1917. That is how red became the color of communism.
• In India, red is the symbol for a soldier.
• In South Africa, red is the color of mourning.
• It's considered good luck to tie a red bow on a new car.

• In China, red is the color of good luck and is used as a holiday and wedding color. Chinese babies are given their names at a red-egg ceremony.
• Superstitious people think red frightens the devil.
• A “red-letter day” is one of special importance and good fortune.
• In Greece, eggs are dyed red for good luck at Easter time.
• To “paint the town red” is to celebrate.
Red is the color most commonly found in national flags.
• In the English War of the Roses, red was the color of the House of Lancaster, which defeated the House of York, symbolized by the color white.
• The “Redshirts” were the soldiers of the Italian leader Garibaldi, who unified modern Italy in the nineteenth century.
• To “see red” is to be angry.
• A “red herring” is a distraction, something that takes attention away from the real issue.
• A “red eye” is an overnight airplane flight.
• If a business is “in the red,” it is losing money.

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