Did you know?

 

Pink was originally a colour for boys and blue was originally a colour for girls. Pink was seen as a version of red, a very masculine colour. And blue was a colour associated with icons of the Virgin Mary and therefore a very feminine colour.  Things changed after the second world war. Could this be because the Nazis forced homosexual people to wear a pink triangle?

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And in other news:

  • We trust companies with blue logos (e.g. PayPal)
  • Men and women see colours differently

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Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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