Just when I thought my brain couldnt HOLD anymore random information....
I'm the type that always has 3 or 4 screens I togle between...and I was thinking of 'macaroni and cheese' crayons because of another thread...and it got my curiousity going..so I did a quick search and -BAM-
LOOk what I found:
HOW FUN IS THAT????? And I TOTALLY remember when they first installed the built in sharpeners!!! LOL...
for those too lazy to move yer little fingers, did you know that-
1962 In response to educators' requests, “Prussian blue” is renamed “midnight blue.” Teachers felt that children were no longer familiar enough with Prussian history to recognize that this crayon color referred to the famous deep-blue uniforms of Prussian soldiers.
1972 Partly in response to the civil rights movement, Crayola decides to change the name of the “flesh” crayon to “peach.” Renaming this crayon was a way of recognizing that skin comes in a variety of shades
in 1990- There are 8 colors retired:
Crayola felt that the retired colors (and their names) were too dull to appeal to children today. But put in 16 new 'hip' colors-
Isnt that cool????? Interesting to see how our culture has changed through the eyes of a crayola box??!!