It’s the eve of St. Patrick’s Day and we’re thinking all things green here at Wurkhouse! We’ve pulled together some interesting and weird facts we thought we’d share with you about the colour green.
Did you know…
Before the 1950’s Santa’s suit was originally green until Coca-Cola bought him out and changed his suit to red.
An estimated 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day- that’s enough stout to fill 60% of the Empire State Building!
Only 2% of the world’s population has green eyes.
Our favourite green celebrities: Mike from Monster’s Inc, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Hulk, Yoda, The Riddler, Shrek.
The colour green is often used as a symbol of sickness, you’ll most likely have noticed this in cartoons; the character often has a green face when being sick.
Green has long been a symbol of fertility and was once the preferred colour choice for wedding gowns in the 1400’s.