2/3 People Think Orange is more of a Fruit than a Color

When you think of orange, do you think of the fruit or the color? Okay, so I’m sure we all know that orange is both a fruit and a color, but I’m curious what people think of first when they see the word orange. For me, I think of the fruit, specifically the ones from Florida.

Color

I’m curious which color you think of when you think of orange. Being trained as a computer scientist when I think of the color orange I think of

#FFA500

The actual hex code for the color orange. When you think of orange, how do you imagine it to look? More red and less yellow? Or is this about right?

Fruit

If you thought of the fruit first, I just have to say you’re right. Orange the fruit came into the English language before the color. It is derived from the French pomme d’orenge! Which oranges do you think of when you think of the fruit? I think of those big Florida oranges despite the fact that I have never actually had one.

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