Fascinating Words for Colors (and the Battle of Magenta) – by Mignon Fogarty… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Quick and Dirty Tips: Imagine not having a word for “yellow” or “beige” or “orange.” For many years, English got by with a lot fewer words for color than we have today. Colors are such fundamental, tangible things that it’s hard to imagine not having names for them, but the number of words for […]

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