The language of colour

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Have you ever wondered what came first? Not the chicken or the egg, but the primary colours - red, yellow and blue - and even why we always seem to say them in that order? Let alone how we ever ended up with the myriad of colour names you find in the swatch collection of paint manufacturers.

 

We thought this very interesting video was worth sharing with other colour curious people. It is approximately six minutes of your time that will be well spent and may provoke some thoughts about your own perspective, regional and cultural bias about colour.

 

You can read the full article entitled The Surprising Pattern Behind the Names of Colors Around the World on Open Culture.

 

 

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Sandi Gerrard

 

 

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Very thought provoking and may have stirred up some old passion. Thanks for sharing.

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Thank you very much, Sandi, for following my blog. Your comments are always welcome.

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