When a flosser commented the other day that Alice Blue got its name from Alice Roosevelt, I started wondering what the stories behind other color names were. I love that kind of trivia, and figured you guys might be interested, too. Thanks for the idea, Kit!
1. Puce - "puce" means "flea" in French and fleas are generally a reddish-brownish-purplish color.
2. Alice Blue "“ Named after Teddy Roosevelt's eldest daughter, Alice, who had grayish-blue eyes. The Navy uses Alice Blue as one... READ ON