My occasional notes on simplification, information design, clear writing and the like
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Not an urban myth
A colour-related factoid from Steven Fry's QI programme this weekend, which apparently is not an urban myth: during the cultural revolution in China it was thought that red, as the colour of progress, should mean 'go' in traffic lights, and green should mean stop. But they didn't all get changed over, so...