[FoRK] Fwd: Carin Gorm and the Scot Highlanders of North Carolina

Robert Harley robert.harley at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:06:01 PDT 2004


>the Irish word for "black", as in skin colour, is "gorm" for some reason
>- -- so "daoine goirme" -- "blue people". Strange but true.

I've wondered about that on occasion... perhaps it has something to do
with the Touareg being called "blue men" due to their indigo robes?

R


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