Pinkety Pink Pink Pink! - facts and fun about the color pink
In the pink!
Pink is a pale red, but has a personality of its own. It’s a romantic colour, favourite of women who are not feminists. Barbara Cartland, after a visit to Tutankhamen’s tomb, liked the pink walls she saw there and vowed to wear only pink the rest of her life. Suits her; dresses as pink as her books!
If Red is the colour of passionate love, pink is the colour of a mellow romance. Shocking pink and hot p are slightly stronger, though. For white people, to be pink was healthy, which is the origin of ‘in the pink’ or ‘in the pink of health.’ Your ‘pinkie’ is your little finger, if you’re Caucasian, that is. Modern whites, however, want to be brown. They go to tropical climes and lie on the beach looking like so many salmon out of water. In Japan, ‘blue’ films are called ‘pink’ movies.
Who is Pinked?
Traditionally, female infants are given pink dresses while males are in blue. That's convenient for visitors who don't want to ask.
The Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon is pink. The Swedish political party called 'Feminist Initiative' chose pink for its colour.
Gays have adopted pink as their colour. The inverted pink triangle is a symbol of gay pride and gay rights.
The Pink Panther is a series of funny films starring Peter Sellers, and a cool cartoon character. Pink Cadillac - Clint Eastwood starred in it; Bruce Springsteen sang it and Elvis Presley drove it.
When Alecia Moore sings, she is Pink. Pink Floyd, Pink Fairies and The Pink Spiders are music bands.
Pink rangers are the smartest of the Power Rangers, and are female.
Pink is strawberry flavour, bubblegum, tongues, cotton candy, and the colour of those born in Thailand on a Tuesday.
If you see pink elephants, you are drunk! Cheers!
If Red is the colour of Communism, Pink is the colour of those who are sympathetic to C, without being totally into it. They were called pinkos by Time magazine in 1926, and the name stuck, like chewing gum under a theatre seat.
Code Pink is a feminist anti-war group founded in October 2, 2002 on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, apostle of nonviolence.
The President of Argentina lives in 'La Casa Rosada' or the Pink House.
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