Melons in Rye

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St Mary’s Church, Rye, December 2015
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#fdbcb4 color imageHex colour reference:  FDBCB4

A colourful note:  it is amazing how many shades of orange colour are named after fruits and vegetables; the colour melon is apparently named after the interior flesh of the cantaloupe variety of the fruit.  the first recorded use of the word melon as a colour in English was in 1892.

Melon became a Crayola colour in 1958.

 

aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 28 February 2016

 

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