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Tumblr Thread: The Lyrical History Of The Color Purple

Leave it to the wonderful, wacky minds of Tumblr to continually redefine what we thought possible, when it comes to making history fun. This time, we might the most entertaining take on learning about the color purple yet. 

Tumblr thread breaks down the history of the color purple in lyrical flow | gallusrostromegalus S aerialsquid Follow satanpositive Roses are red much is true, but violets are purple, not fucking blue. feels fictional have been waiting this post all my life.
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Tumblr Thread On Purple Rhymes Goes Off The Rails

Tumblr has the tendency to well, tumble. And exactly that happened here. What started as an observation on violets turned into a historical rhyme on the concept of purple, which then turned into some well timed and tastefully executed filth. For more Tumblr color nerdery, here's an explanation of why magenta isn't a real color. And for random fun, here are Tumblr gems to keep the day moving.

Tumblr thread about rhyming with purple turns into dirty history lesson | gallusrostromegalus S aerialsquid Follow satanpositive Roses are red much is true, but violets are purple, not fucking blue. feels fictional have been waiting this post all my life. marzipanandminutiae They are indeed purple, But one thing missed concept purple" Didn't always exist. Some cultures lack names color see. Hence good old Homer And his "wine-dark sea."
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Flower motto pansy purple - 6140624128
By kjag
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This tattoo reads, "Don't Be Delicate, Be Vast And Brilliant." Perhaps it's unfair for me to poke fun at a fellow for getting a girly tattoo. Honestly, I prefer this feminine display to this attempt at machismo.

mohawk punk purple weave - 6138670848
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This hairdo isn't so much "Riot Grrrl" as it is "Riot HELL NAW Grrrl" Z-snaps.