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12:29:37 PM May 6th 2011
Perhaps it should be added that this may be a part of Most Writers Are Male, since it would be nigh impossible for a woman not to be intimately familiar with the colour of dried blood.
06:16:30 PM Jul 30th 2011
I agree.

Along the same lines, has anybody actually seen blood dilute to turn water yellow? It always looks pink to me until its too diluted to be visible anyway.
07:06:33 PM Feb 25th 2011
  • A museum in the Czech Republic houses the white silk dress the Archduke's wife, Duchess Sophie, was wearing when she was murdered alongside her husband. While the bullet hole is plainly visible, no bloodstains are visible on the garment at all, because in point of fact no blood escaped from the fatal wound in the Duchess' abdomen; a chunk of upholstery was carried by the bullet into the wound, plugging it and preventing blood from flowing out.

Intresting fact, but has nothing to do with the actual trope.
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