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Coloured Vision, by caribb

Coloured Vision by caribb

I’d just like to point you to this.  People were asked in a survey to name some colors that were presented to them.  The results are pretty interesting and it’s an entertaining read.

My favorite result is this only-in-the-internet-age breakdown of the most common answers for each gender:

Here are the color names most disproportionately popular among women:

  1. Dusty Teal
  2. Blush Pink
  3. Dusty Lavender
  4. Butter Yellow
  5. Dusky Rose

Okay, pretty flowery, certainly.  Kind of an incense-bomb-set-off-in-a-Bed-Bath-&-Beyond vibe.  Well, let’s take a look at the other list.

Here are the color names most disproportionately popular among men:

  1. Penis
  2. Gay
  3. WTF
  4. Dunno
  5. Baige

I … that’s not my typo in #5—the only actual color in the list really is a misspelling of “beige”.

I’m so proud of my gender…

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