Today National Wear Red Day is celebrated in the US to raise awareness of heart disease. We’re joining in to show our support – but not by actually donning some red clothes. Instead we’re exploring translations of red in other languages: from Afrikaans to Icelandic, click through our interactive map to trace how to say red around the world.
There used to be nothing erotic about grey. Until E. L. James it was, for me, the colour of John Major’s underpants because that’s how Steve Bell always drew them in his cartoons for the British newspaper The Guardian. Grey is the colour of brains (grey matter) but I don’t think that’s the point of […]
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