By Willis Cook
Quick – how many colors are there? If you are a woman, you will say, “An infinite number,” or at least, “there’s no way to count them.” If you are a man, you will say, “Eight.” And you can easily name them: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, Purple and Yellow.
The reason guys know this is because they remember their first day of school and the excitement of receiving a brand-new set of eight Crayola crayons. (Yale University did a study and found that the smell of crayons is one of the most-remembered smells of childhood.) Ever since that momentous day, guys have never felt the need to question the wisdom of Messrs. Binney and Smith and their color selection.
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