week 8 – Platinum
The first recorded use of platinum as a colour name in English was in 1918. Platinum is a chemical element with the symbol… 148 more words
week 7 – Carrot orange
The first recorded use of carrot orange as a colour name in English was in 1684.
The word carrot is first recorded in English circa 1530 and was borrowed from Middle French carotte, itself from Late Latin carōta, from Greek καρωτόνor karōton, originally from the Indo-European root *ker- (horn), due to its horn-like shape. 91 more words