The Tragicomic History Of CSS Color Names

The “Named Colors” section of the CSS Color Module Level 4 — the latest specification for color values and properties within the Cascading Style Sheets language — are 141 standard colors. “Tomato” or “#FF6347”? Where did whacky names like "lemon chiffon" come from and when did the random combination of numerals and letters come about?

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