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A color obtained by mixing red and green

  • Yellow's complementary colors are purple, violet, or indigo.
  • The color got its name from the Old English word 'geolu'.
  • The color was mentioned in 'The Epinal Glossary' in the year 700!
  • In English, 'yellow' is an adjective meaning 'cowardly'.
  • In Italy, 'yellow' refers to both fictious and real crime.
  • The yellow-fever mosquito transmits dengue fever and yellow fever.
  • Lasers with yellow color are less common and expensive than other colors.
  • Yellowcake is concentrated uranium oxide, obtained through the milling of uranium ore.
  • The legendary first emperor of China was known as the Yellow Emperor or Huangdi.
  • 'Yellow Journalism' refers to sensation creating journalism often distorting, exaggerates, or exploits news to maximize profit.
  • The Simpsons family have yellow colored faces.
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