R: Re: R: Re: R: Re: Color associations
|Date:||Thursday, September 7, 2000, 19:07|
H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > RED, BLUE and GREEN: male and female
> RED is both male and female???? Hmm, that's very strange. At least in *my*
> upbringing, red was distinctly, decidedly female. Even more so than pink,
> believe it or not. Not that I care, since I don't like red anyway! :-)
Yes, I'm quite sure of this, but I asked my younger sister and she doesn't
know exactly. Oh well, at least 12 years have passed, and I haven't been
worrying about colours all the time : )
> > PINK, YELLOW, WHITE: female
> Interesting. In my upbringing, white is the "neutral" color, whatever that
Yup. Anyway there wasn't anyone who chose white as favcolour. It was
interpreted as 'non-colour', methinks.
> > BLACK, PURPLE (?), BROWN: male (Uh-oh.. I terribly dislike all ofthese...:
> > (
> Eek. I dislike all of those too. :-) But where did this color stereotype
> come from anyway? any history behind it, or is it just something passed on
> from generation to generation?
Sincerely, I do not know! Probably it's a background of the local culture
children learn very quickly, being their main ways to contact the world
around eyes and ears.