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The red carpet at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival; to the left is Rachael Harris
The red carpet at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival; to the left is Rachael Harris

A red carpet is a strip of carpet in the colour red, which is laid out to welcome VIPs such as dignitaries and celebrities at formal events. Image File history File links Information_icon. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (3264 × 2448 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (3264 × 2448 pixel, file size: 1. ... Rachael Harris on The Daily Show Rachael Elaine Harris (born January 12, 1968 in Worthington, Ohio) is an American actress and comedian. ... A carpet is any loom-woven, felted textile or grass floor covering. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... “Megastar” redirects here. ...


The words, "red carpet", may also be part of phrases such as "the red carpet treatment" and "rolling out the red carpet", which refer to any special efforts made in the interests of hospitality. The 20th Century Limited passenger train may be the origin of this phrasing, as the New York Central Railroad used plush crimson carpets to direct people as they boarded. This article is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The 20th Century Limited was a passenger train operated by the New York Central (NYC) railroad. ... The New York Central Railroad (AAR reporting mark NYC), known simply as the New York Central in its publicity, was a railroad operating in the North-Eastern United States. ...


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Red carpet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (149 words)
A red carpet is a strip of carpet that has been dyed red which is laid out to welcome dignitaries and celebrities at formal events.
However, the phrase "red carpet" also often refers to any special efforts at hospitality (a "red carpet treatment", "rolling out the red carpet", etc.).
The 20th Century Limited passenger train may be the origin of this phrasing, as the New York Central Railroad used plush crimson-colored carpets to direct people as they boarded.
red carpet - definition of red carpet in Encyclopedia (125 words)
Red Carpet is a software management tool for Linux that was developed as part of the Ximian desktop.
Ximian and therefore Red Carpet is now owned by Novell.
Red Carpet supports most of the popular Linux distros and maintains their software installation through the RPM packages database.
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