“Colors” by Scratch Dupree

Let’s talk about colors. I mean everyday colors, the colors of towels and napkins, bowls, plates, and cups. The colors found in all the stores and in everybody’s apartment. I was surprised that my students also described themselves as “yellow” when they clearly weren’t. Except they were. “Yellow” is the English translation of “huang.” Fine and dandy. Except the color Chinese people refer to when … Continue reading “Colors” by Scratch Dupree