Lovely red apple!

  1. Red has more personal associations than any other color. Recognized as a stimulant red is inherently exciting and the amount of red is directly related to the level of energy perceived.
  2. Emotions and moods associated with the color red: exciting, energizing, passionate, dynamic, powerful, and courageous
  3. Crimson, used in the Harvard University emblem, is a strong, deep red containing a little blue.
  4. The hexadecimal code for Candy Apple Red is: #FF0800.
  5. Coca-Cola, who utilizes red in their advertising, was created in Atlanta, Georgia.
  6. Tabasco, also utilizing red, is made on Avery Island, Louisiana!
  7. Red draws attention and a keen use of red as an accent can immediately focus attention on a particular element.
  8. In China red is associated with good luck and fortune.
  9. The spelling of the modern English word is a direct descendent of the Old English version, read. In fact, when you say names like Reed, Read or Reid, you’re speaking Old English. Through the centuries, these names have kept not only their ancient meaning but their pronunciation as well.
  10. Red is the first color you lose sight of at twilight.
  11. Bees can’t see the color red, but they can see all other bright colors. Red flowers are usually pollinated by birds, butterflies, bats, and wind, rather than bees.
  12. “Caught red-handed” = clearly guilty
  13. The story of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer was written in 1939 by Robert L. May, a copywriter for the Chicago-based Montgomery Ward department stores, as a promotional gift for the store’s customers. The stores had bought and distributed coloring books every Christmas and saw writing their own story as a way to save money. Montgomery Ward distributed 2.4 million copies of the Rudolph booklet in 1939. A total of 6 million copies had been given out by the end of 1946, even though wartime paper shortages restricted printing.
  14. Fresh cranberries, which contain the highest levels of beneficial nutrients, are at their peak from October through December, just in time to add their festive hue, tart tangy flavor and numerous health protective effects to your holiday meals.
  15. The fragrantly sweet juiciness and deep red color of strawberries can brighten up both the taste and aesthetics of any meal; it is no wonder they are the most popular berry fruit in the world.

(Please take some of these facts with grain of salt as several most of them were found on the Internet.)

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