I too was fascinated by the names of crayons. But one thing has always puzzled me. What color is sienna if it hasn't been burnt.
What is sienna and who first decided to burn it to see what color it was?
Well im only 19 but when i was like 13 my mom would say things like look at that yellow car, or something with a color in it and id correct saying like indigo, or chestnut, or something specific. Still do it now. ;)
I recently found information on why we get great crayon colors although I am not certain how reliable the source was as it was just an open forum on the internet. It seems that Crayola is a company belonging to an entire umbrella of companies under Hallmark...