Alphonse Silhouette

11th July 2012 | Daily Life, Musings | 0 comments

This morning in the park I was trying to take moody silhouettes of my old friends the Egyptian geese (see photo).

‘I wonder where the word ‘silhouette’ comes from?’ I said to Bob.

He thought for a moment and replied, ‘Probably named after Alphonse Silhouette, the first man to stand sideways.’

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