[ExI] Blueskins

Ben Zaiboc ben at zaiboc.net
Tue Jul 14 16:30:16 UTC 2020

On 14/07/2020 04:59, Keith Henson wrote:
> The foofarah over the name of a certain baseball team I find to be
> silly, but if they feel political correctness forces them to change
> the name I suggest "Blueskins" as a reference (sort of uncertain) to
> the Picts painting themselves with Woad. Woad would become the
> official team color.
i should think many more people nowadays would immediately think of the 
Na'avi from Avatar (or even the Andorians from Star Trek), rather than 
woad-covered Picts, when they see the word "Blueskins". The Na'avi were 
good basketball players. Something to do with being 9 feet tall, I 
suspect. I bet they'd be good at baseball too.

Ben Zaiboc

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