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Thank you Horst and Urban. Now I know why Mr. Greenspan is so successful with the economy. It must be that he knows how to make that grün grow (oh well, I can't be witty 100% of the time). Joseph From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >the correct word is "Gruenspan" (I don't have the u umlaut in my > keyboard, I have to use ue) > > It is in english: "Patina" The copper oxidizes and the oxide coating turns > this colour. > > It is often seen on copper church roofs. It can also be seen on brass, because > of the copper content. But to a lesser extend. It always shows up on my nose > pads of my glasses. I think the sweat does it. From: "Urban Zetterstroem" <email@example.com> > The word you are looking for is Grünspan which translates to verdigris > in English. > > One can also use Kupferrust (copper rust) both words meaning copper or > brass oxide.