Sex and the Naming of Colors

by Matthew Innis |

In 2010, Randall Munroe, the creator of the webcomic xkcd and the author of such books as Thing Explainer and What If?, revealed the results of a color survey he conducted on his website. ¬†Apparently Munroe asked volunteers to look at a series of color swatches, naming each as they went along. ¬†‘Purple,’ ‘green,’ ‘blue,’…

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