Meaning: of a color intermediate between black and white.
Regional variation, mostly seen in the U.S.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
ASL Kids say the dardnest things. A peek into a four-year-old kinder Juli's cognitive world: one day, she told me (all in ASL, of course):
Juli to Mom: JZ (signed name) told me (invited) to sleep over her house.
Juli to JZ: No, my mom doesn't know your house.
JZ to Juli: "My house is gray."
Juli to Mom: Her house is gray. You need to find her house. The color is gray.
For a kid's concept of the address.. how easy?! But, for an adult, how hard is it to find the house?!
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