Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Color Pink

Pink, the color associated with femininity, sensitivity, tenderness, childhood, or the romantic, evolved from a flower named Pink with a frilled edge.  The verb to pink dates back to the 14th century, and it means to decorate with a perforated or punched pattern.  The verb sense of the word pink is still used today, for example the hand tool pinking shears.  To focus on the sensitivity and tenderness of pink, here are some of our favorite pale pink shots-