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#172710 - 01/21/08 11:29 AM Cordon Bleu
I find it interesting that in many competitions, in the US, a blue ribbon only marks the entry as above average; Grand Champion ribbons are purple, and then there is reserve champion, before one reaches down to blue.
#172819 - 01/23/08 12:15 AM Re: Cordon Bleu [Re: DarrylT]
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Champion and reserve champion sound like animal show terms. Maybe the merely above average become cordon bleu rather than earning a blue ribbon??
#172840 - 01/24/08 07:58 AM Re: Cordon Bleu [Re: DarrylT]
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
Is that in all kinds of sports?
Apperently a purple ribbon is also one of what I found are "awareness ribbons". And there is a blue one as well.
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