Take a class with SAL - anywhere! Recently I posted about The Language of Color, in which I relate pinking shears to pink, the color. Please allow me to clarify.pink and pinkedAccording to WordHistories.net, the noun “pink” is first recorded in 1566, but not as the name for a color. “Pink” was the name for a flower, that Dianthus plumarius after which the pinking shears were named. The flowers, obviously, were pink. A sort of white-ish red.But wait. There’s more! Before pink was the name for the flower, the name for when your eye gets all small and narrow and winking, or squeezed. Pinkie winking, what’s what they called it. No not really. But in 1544 it was a verb: to pink.DandelionIf you did not enjoy this pink V. Note, you will surely not enjoy the lecture today. Suzanne Walker, Phd, BFD will be launching rainbows for our WTF Art History: COLOR lecture, 1:00 at the League. Free for League students, please attend.Ruthie teaches art classes at Seattle Artist League. Click here to sign up for drawing, painting, pottery, and more!