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20 Facts About the Color Pink

If you’re favourite color is pink, then you’re going to enjoy these facts!

  1. The color pink is actually symbolised for joy and happiness.
  2. The third Sunday of the advent is said to be pink colored according to Christianity.
  3. The dyes that were used to prepare this color were known as Madder roots.
  4. This root used to produce all the color relating to pink shade.
  5. This color has also been always associated with women.
  6. This color is associated with the second day of week according to Solar Thai Calendar.
  7. A pink color ribbon is used to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness.
  8. This color is considered to be the most delicate color .
  9. A pink slip is used as an informal sort of notification which is given to an employee when she/he is being terminated.
  10. It is also referred to as, the “color of love” and is widely used on Valentine’s Day.
  11. The name pink was given to this color in late 17th century.
  12. The color has also been used on prison walls in order to reduce the erratic behaviour of inmates.
  13. The city of Jaipur in India is known as “Pink City” due to the various heritage sites that are built using pink color .
  14. The people in China were not aware of this color until they had an interaction with the western culture.
  15. It is believed that pastries taste better in pink boxes and plates.
  16. Many famous brands in the world are associated with color pink by including it in their logo.
  17. The color pink is often used for people who are light-hearted.
  18. Pink is known to increase the heart rate and blood pressure of a person.
  19. This color also has a tranquillising effect on the mind.
  20. It is the most given color for sending flowers to someone.

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  1. Nik Met Zijn Stijve Nek - 20 September 2012 - Reply

    Pink has not always been associated with females. At first pink was for baby -boys and light blue for -girls. In the 50’s they switched it around.

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