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Saturday, 14 January 2012

Colourful World

Hye ! Today I'm gonna share about the colours that still exist in this world. Haha....We live in a colorful world. In many countries, colors represent various holidays; they are also used to express feelings and enliven language.Today colour is RED. Now let's know about the colour of RED.
  • For the ancient Romans, a red flag was a signal for battle.
  • Because of its visibility, stop signs, stoplights, brake lights, and fire equipment are all painted red.
  • The ancient Egyptians considered themselves a red race and painted their bodies with red dye for emphasis.
  • In Russia, red means beautiful. The Bolsheviks used a red flag as their symbol when they overthrew the tsar in 1917. That is how red became the color of communism.
  • In India, red is the symbol for a soldier.
  • In South Africa, red is the color of mourning.
  • It's considered good luck to tie a red bow on a new car.
  • In China, red is the color of good luck and is used as a holiday and wedding color. Chinese babies are given their names at a red-egg ceremony.
  • Superstitious people think red frightens the devil.
  • A “red-letter day” is one of special importance and good fortune.
  • In Greece, eggs are dyed red for good luck at Easter time.
  • To “paint the town red” is to celebrate.
  • Red is the color most commonly found in national flags.
  • In the English War of the Roses, red was the color of the House of Lancaster, which defeated the House of York, symbolized by the color white.
  • The “Redshirts” were the soldiers of the Italian leader Garibaldi, who unified modern Italy in the nineteenth century.
  • To “see red” is to be angry.
  • A “red herring” is a distraction, something that takes attention away from the real issue.
  • A “red eye” is an overnight airplane flight.
  • If a business is “in the red,” it is losing money.
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