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    A blind man is no judge

    Hi,

    Do you native speakers use or know about this proverb "A blind man is no judge of colours"?

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    Re: A blind man is no judge

    I don't.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A blind man is no judge

    Nor do I. It's obviously true, but it's not a proverb.

    What makes you think it is?

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    #4

    Re: A blind man is no judge

    It's a Hindi proverb. Can you please google it?

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    Re: A blind man is no judge

    We don't need to Google it. We believe you. Just because it's an Indian proverb, there's no reason to think it's directly translatable into English. What meaning does it have in Indian? When would you use it?
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    Re: A blind man is no judge

    The meaning is clear enough, but I have never heard anyone use it in BrE. It might sound better in English if you said no judge of colour, though I doubt that there would be much take-up of a proverb about blindness nowadays.

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