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TASK HELP Winter 2012-2013 > 10.5 - Paint It Red

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message 1: by Sandy (last edited Nov 16, 2012 09:39PM) (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
10.5. Paint It Red.
In honor of the Vermilion Bird, read a book with the word “red” or one of its variants (crimson, scarlet, vermilion, etc.) found intact in either the title or the author’s name.

The title/author name word must by itself be a word meaning some shade of red. A word that by itself does not mean a shade of red will not work. For example, although some might consider "blood red" or "dark red" to be names for variations of red, the words "blood" or "dark" would not work as title/author name words.


message 2: by Sandy (last edited Nov 28, 2012 10:55AM) (new)

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Words that work:
Cardinal
Rose
Ruby
Scarlet(t)


message 3: by Sandy (last edited Jan 11, 2013 04:16PM) (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
words that don't:

burnt umber


message 4: by Kathy G. (new)

Kathy G. | 2049 comments Would Briar Rose count?
Rose being a color of red?


Christina (AKA Babbling) (BabblingBookReviews) | 384 comments So, if I understand the rules correctly, Ruby Red would work because "ruby", by itself, is a "red" word.


message 6: by Fran (new)

Fran | 736 comments Can I use The Unidentified Redhead since the word 'red' is found intact in the title?


message 7: by Sandy (last edited Nov 17, 2012 09:20PM) (new)

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Fran wrote: "Can I use The Unidentified Redhead since the word 'red' is found intact in the title?"

Yes


message 8: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Christina (AKA Babbling) wrote: "So, if I understand the rules correctly, Ruby Red would work because "ruby", by itself, is a "red" word."

Sure, but that title would work anyway because it has "Red" in it!


Christina (AKA Babbling) (BabblingBookReviews) | 384 comments Sandy wrote: "Christina (AKA Babbling) wrote: "So, if I understand the rules correctly, Ruby Red would work because "ruby", by itself, is a "red" word."

Sure, but that title would work anyway because it has "Re..."


The example of what wouldn't work kind of threw me. I was trying to clarify if the word ruby was in a title WITHOUT the word red, it would still be a "red" word. :)


message 10: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Christina (AKA Babbling) wrote: "The example of what wouldn't work kind of threw me. I was trying to clarify if the word ruby was in a title WITHOUT the word red, it would still be a "red" word. :)."

Sure. I was trying to avoid words that are used in phrases to modify the actual word "red," like "dark" or "blood" - things like that.


message 11: by Meagan (new)

Meagan | 129 comments Would Scarlett work? I'd like to read Suite Scarlett


message 12: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Meagan wrote: "Would Scarlett work? I'd like to read Suite Scarlett"

Scarlett works just fine.


message 13: by Claire (new)

Claire (proud-mum) | 994 comments I am going to read How to Date a Werewolf by Rose Pressey :)


message 14: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Claire wrote: "I am going to read How to Date a Werewolf by Rose Pressey :)"

that works!


message 15: by Louisa (new)

Louisa I'm going to read The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory for this one.


message 17: by Sam (new)

Sam (theliteraryhooker) | 27 comments Would The Name of the Rose work?


message 18: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Sam wrote: "Would The Name of the Rose work?"

yes


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message 20: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Sandra wrote: "Would The Cardinal of the Kremlin work?"

yes, cardinal works as a form of "red."


message 21: by Jennifer W (new)

Jennifer W | 449 comments Would Burnt Umber work? You can see the color of burnt umber here: http://xona.com/colorlist/

Thanks!


message 22: by Sandy (new)

Sandy | 12662 comments Mod
Jennifer W wrote: "Would Burnt Umber work? You can see the color of burnt umber here: http://xona.com/colorlist/

Thanks!"


sorry, no, burnt umber is generally considered more of a brown, than a red.


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