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:
- Dusty Teal
- Blush Pink
- Dusty Lavender
- Butter Yellow
- 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:
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…