Monday, May 25, 2009

Interesting Facts About Orange

The nickname of the Dutch national soccer (football) team is Oranje, the Dutch word for orange.

In the United States Army, orange is the colour of the United States Army Signal Corps.

Safety orange is a color used to set things apart from their surroundings. Safety orange is the color usually used in the United States for traffic cones, stanchions, barrels, and other construction zone marking devices. OSHA requires that certain construction equipment must be painted safety orange.

Orange Stones: Carnelian, Orange Calcite, Orange Jade. Orange Rhodochrosite, Fire Agate, Orange Garnet, Orange Quartz, Orange Amber

In 2005, "The Gates"- an enviromental art exhibit by artist Christo and his wife Jeanne Claude, debuted in New York City's Central Park. It contained 7503 saffron colored fabric panels.

source: http://www.squidoo.com/allaboutorange
Image credits: Michal Marcol

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