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Re: [Sigia-l] Pink, revisited

From: Adrian Howard (adrianh_at_quietstars.com)
Date: Fri Sep 14 2007 - 05:50:42 EDT


On 14 Sep 2007, at 10:30, James Aylett wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 09:18:41PM +0100, Paola Kathuria wrote:
>
>> My very boyish 7yr old neighbour, rides his bike and
>> plays football, says that his favourite colour is pink.
>> I see his 13yr old brother scoff when he hears this
>> and I am sure that once the younger brother gets a bit
>> older, peer pressure will switch him to blue because
>> boys are, ultimately, seen as superior.
>
> Interesting. Pink is a fairly popular colour in the UK for men's
> formal shirts. All of our account managers and account directors have
> a tendency to it, for instance. (Again, they could be accused of being
> design-related, and hence less than men ;-)
>
> Any locales or cultures (banking, for instance) that don't do this? I
> don't get to meet Big City people in work clothes that often :)

More common in the City than elsewhere if anything.

Adrian

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