Hi, it’s Susie Dentinfang, word expert at the Greenygrey.
I’ve been thinking more about defining the greenygrey,
for future posterity,
and it’s place in the human dictionary.
It seems to me as if greenygrey, as a word, is somewhere between a grey area and a two-sided argument.
The Grey half of the Greenygrey is most definitely a Grey area, while combined with Green it is two-sided.
In this blog I will be analysing and discussing the ‘grey area’; and putting forward a hypothesis that the grey area should have its status upgraded to a ‘greenygrey area’.
This is indeed a paradigm shift in the ‘grey area’ field, so I do not expect my theory to be accepted straight away. Further research may be needed.
Grey Area Definition
The Free Online Dictionary, available from the latter two links above, defines a grey area as:
2. an area or part of something existing between two extremes and having mixed characteristics of both.
3. an area, situation, etc., lacking clearly defined characteristics.
Grey Area Relevance
It seems to me that the second definition is the most relevant for our work at the Greenygrey, with the Greenygrey made up of two colours, if not extremes.
Considering that a grey area is between ‘two extremes’, would it not be more realistic to think that some of them survived into the middle, and swirled around like a greenygrey fog.
I certainly do!