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R: Re: R: Re: Color associations

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Thursday, September 7, 2000, 11:39
H. S. Teoh wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 05:00:40PM +0200, Mangiat wrote: > [snip] > > Yellow has been my favourite colour for all my childhood. At the > > kindergarten, when they asked me which was my fav colour and I answered > > 'yellow', they answered me I couldn't choose that because it was
> > to girls' : ) Now I like them all (but I prefer light colours to dark
> [snip] > > Any clues as to why yellow was "reserved to the girls"? If it's something > like red or pink, I'd understand, as that's basically a traditional thing; > but yellow? I mean, I always thought yellow was like for royalty or > something, nothing feminine about it. (Although my personal reason for > liking yellow is 'cos it feels "lush", whatever that means.)
Well, these is the complete chart (as I remeber it): RED, BLUE and GREEN: male and female PINK, YELLOW, WHITE: female BLACK, PURPLE (?), BROWN: male (Uh-oh.. I terribly dislike all of these...: (
> And yeah, my color tastes have changed slightly... I still like yellow, > though not as obssessively as before :-) but now I also like shades of > green. But light green or bright green still doesn't appeal to me > though... I still prefer the darker shades of green, preferably with some > blue mixed in... ;-) but I HATE anything brown. Green with a little brown > mixed in is just disgusting to me; I tend to think of them as "dirty > greens", but that's just me. :-) >