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Black and White

While tiptoeing through the site I ran across an article by GrannyGee entitled Black... Everything's Black , which made me curious and prompted me to research and write this article.

According to the website Color Matters . Black and white both are and are not colors. The reasoning goes as follows:

When it comes to light, black is not a color. Black is the absence of color when there is no light. When there is light a black object absorbs all colors of light rays, therefore reflecting none back to the eye.

When it comes to pigment, black is a color. It is the combination of the primary colors in the correct proportions.

Obviously, the inverse is true of white except in the case of white pigment, where a white substance is ground up to "create" white.

Now i know everything there is to know about black and white and have written it down - in black and white.

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LoudMan wrote on July 17, 2014, 3:03 PM

What's black and white and blue and green and orange and purple and brown and red all over? A drooling baby with a water-color set.

Okay. I don't know where that came from.

Mysgeek wrote on July 17, 2014, 3:23 PM

That's silly, but funny. I love it. You're such a dork.

Kasman wrote on July 17, 2014, 3:31 PM

So what's grey? (apart from a battleship) (sorry).

Mysgeek wrote on July 17, 2014, 4:54 PM

I would presume that grey is the same as black but without the color concentration.

LoudMan wrote on July 17, 2014, 5:08 PM

If you think I'm a dork, you should meet my aunt. She hangs out in the room connected to the bathroom mirror.