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Which orange came first, the color or the fruit?
The original word for the color was "geoluhread", which meant "yellow-red" in Old English. BONUS: If you know your European geography (or history), there a region in France called "Orange." That name has its origins in a Celtic water god named "Arausio," and has nothing to do with the fruit or the color!
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thanks for the info! : ) i actually never thought about it that wayyyy!
4 years ago·Reply
@curtisb you da man. @miranpark88 you're welcome!
4 years ago·Reply
@minjaeturtles Wow, you impress me of how you can come up with the most original questions.
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@roselee89 haha no I just share whenever I come across something interesting :)
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