Thursday, 7 March 2013

08:02 – I got one of the colors wrong yesterday. I said universal indicator is “rose” at pH 3, but I should have said “salmon” or perhaps “terra cotta”. It’s a problem of guy-colors versus girl-colors. Like most guys, I have no clue what girl-colors like chartreuse or fuchsia are. I’ve even gotten in trouble with girls for pronouncing the latter in the German way. Which reminds me of a classic demonstration of the difference in how girls and guys consider colors: