Brown says stability, reliability, and approachability. It is the color of our earth and is associated with all things natural or organic

How the color brown affects us physically

supplies a feeling of wholesomeness


provides a connection with the earth

gives a sense orderliness

Brown around the globe

Mestizo Hispanics sometimes refer to themselves as brown or bronze.

The Dravidian Caucasoids and Indo-Aryan people of South Asia are sometimes called brown.

In the United States, Thanksgiving is represented by brown and orange.

The Japanese do not have a specific word for brown. Rather, they use more descriptive names such as "tea-color," "fox-color," and "fallen-leaf."

In India, brown is the color of mourning because it resembles dying leaves.

American Indians believe the color brown represents the power of self-discipline.

Political associations with brown

Brown was representative of the Nazi Party in Germany from the 1920ís to the 1940ís. The Sturmabteilung (SA -- German stormtroopers) dressed in brown uniforms and were referred to as "brownshirts." The Nazi vote was symbolized by brown on electoral district maps. The location of the Nazi headquarters was named the Brown House.

Interesting information about brown

The official color of UPS is Pullman Brown.

Companies use brown paper to denote a natural product.

The existence of brown dwarves, astronomical objects, was recently confirmed by astronomers.

NFL team Cleveland Browns was named after Paul Brown, the teamís founder.

If you dream of the color brown, it means you will be lucky with money.

Popular phrases that include brown

Brown sugar: partially refined sugar

Brown bagging: to bring a homemade packed lunch to work

Brown out: a partial loss of electrical power

Brownstone: a building made out of dark colored sandstone

In a brown study: describing someone as being in deep thought

Quotes about brown

"The only color I don't have is navy brown." -- Yogi Berra

"Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic." -- Iris Murdoch

"God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer." -- Anne Sexton

"I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill

What it says about you when you buy a brown vehicle

There is no question that the vehicle you drive is an extension of your personality -- an unspoken but clear message to the rest of the world.

The message you send by driving a vehicle that is Brown: Down-to-earth, no nonsense.

If, however, your vehicle is a Tan or Taupe, you give a different impression: Timeless, basic, and simple tastes.

Songs with brown in the title

"Big, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce

"Big Brown City" by Lynn Miles

"A Boat Like Gideon Brown" by Great Big Sea

"Bobbie Brown Goes Down" by Frank Zappa on "Sheik Yerbouti"

"Bring Back That Leroy Brown" by Queen on Sheer Heart Attack

"Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison on "Blowin' Your Mind!"

"Brown Eyed Handsome Man" by Chuck Berry

"Brown Eyed Pickle Boy" by Tripping Daisy

"Brown Sugar" by The Rolling Stones on "Sticky Fingers"

"Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" by Hermanís Hermits


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