New Crayon Names

For their 50th anniversary, Crayon renames eight of its crayon colors to names like “best friends” and “awesome.”

The new names are pretty boring, but they’ve inspired a bunch of snarky responses. Some of our favorite rejected names: Eating Disorder (burnt sienna), Melanoma (tan), and Foster Home (gray),

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