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Re^3: How many colors does a rainbow have?

by wfsp (Abbot)
on Jan 26, 2009 at 07:32 UTC ( #738870=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How many colors does a rainbow have?
in thread How many colors does a rainbow have?

I have fond memories of pink.

A customer's newspaper had spot red but they often used pink in their design and therefore three plates were output instead of two - useless. "Don't use pink, we haven't got pink. What you think is pink is 50% red, use that instead." The other 50% being white.

We referred to pink as a tint, A hue produced by the addition of white.

Also, the colour was named after the flower, not the other way around. Pink described the frilly edges as in pinking shears.

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