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Only 2 things are infinite; the universe and the human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. ~Albert Einstein

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To be fair, OP really had no reason to start explaining that kind of thing to the customer in the first place. First rule of retail: let idiots be idiots.

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I agree with 96. perhaps the customer wasn't being intentionally homophobic? maybe they were misinformed about breeding practices? like maybe "male dogs are attracted to the color red" or something. when I was younger I used to think something similar about birds and yellow. Lol. ignorance, eh?

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a long time, pink was actually used for a boy and blue for a girl. but honestly color of a collar or anything for that matter shouldnt be a big deal....society has us brainwashed.

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Not sure if you mean a long time ago, or just 'for a long time'. So i just wanted to say it wasn't actually that long ago that it changed. It changed during the post second world was baby boom in fact. So it's fairly recent.

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Would you please to tell us when and where happened such thing? I'm curious. By the way, In china, before 1911, yellow is for the royal family's exclusive use.

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Is anyone else sick of people writing "I've lost faith in humanity" it was funny the first few times but now it's lost it's originality.

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transgendered people are born one gender (genetically) but physically and socially become another gender through genital and other surgeries and the use of hormone therapy. Classical Hermaphrodites have both sets of genitals and can be genetically either, mentally either|both genders. But they are really called intersex. This condition appears with a wide variety of genetics beyond simple XX, XY. Infants that appear to have been born female but have partial androgen insensitivity will not mens

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59, If there is a mutation with a persons sex genes such as the physical appearance of a female but XY chromosomes, would it be more likely for the individual to be attracted to males or females? And if the person is attracted to males, does that make the person gay because genetically it is male? Or straight because it's physically a female? Or does it all depend on what the person identifies itself with? Everything gets so confusing when a gene mutates.

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Yea they are. Colors aren't gender specific. It's weird to think that society decided colors weren't gender neutral to begin with. It's just a color..

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purple/violet had historically been associated with royalty. if it's a color that would give a king respect, it's definitely not a feminine color. That said, color association with gender varies entirely by region. The US doesn't consider purple "royal" because the US doesn't like royalty. Some cultures associate colors the west sees as benign with death or war. Tl;dr: no color is really associated with a gender anyway

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Until the early 20th century, male babies were dressed in red for power and female babies were dressed in blue as blue was considered a calm colour.

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I actually always saw red as a masculine strong color. And I have always loved red collars for dogs! must be because of that cartoon with the stray dog and Oliver cat. haha

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No need to be harsh, after all there are many movies where you see through a dogs eyes and it's black and white. In fact, dogs seeing in black in white is used frequently. Snap's not a dog, how would they know what colors they see?

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Actually #24, what #8 said is correct. While people often associate the word "color-blind" with seeing in black-and-white, that isn't what it means. The word color-blind can mean seeing only certain colors (as you explained) OR none at all. #8 merely said that dogs are color blind, not that they only saw in black-and-white. You're the one who ASSUMED they meant the latter, while they could merely have been pointing out that dogs are color-blind to certain colors (like red) which is tru

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According to the most recent scientific studies dogs can see blue and everything else is a sort of orange color. That's why they have trouble finding a red ball in green grass. It all looks orang-ish to them.

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I always thought they could see green. My brother was given a beagle puppy when we were kids, and we bought a $1 sack of dog toys for him, all happening to be lime green, and trained him to chew the toys and not the furniture. The dog apparently took note of the color, because later on he wouldn't chew any new toys unless they were lime green. However, he did chew up my lime green socks. So I always assumed he could see the color green.

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As 143 said, dogs only have 2 color sensitive cells in their eyes, as opposed to the 3 that humans have. Since the missing cell is red, then technically the dog actually COULDN'T see red.

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I find it interesting that you should post this between to identical messages where you assume color blind meant seeing in black and white.

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Did you really just copy and paste the same reply to two comments? And there's no need to insult someone's intelligence for stating misinformation, especially when they were probably joking. And if you ARE going to insult the intelligence of two different people for the same reason, at last display enough creativity to come up with two different ways to do it.

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