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Alphabetical List of Crazy Paint Names in Today's NYTimes

Today the New York Times runs a charming little story about how big-time paint manufacturers such as Behr, Martha Stewart, and Benjamin Moore have all taken to the name game, donning allusions-rife monikers on their unsuspecting gallons. Here now, the list of mentioned paints in alphabetical order:

· Cozy Cottage [Behr]
· Crème Brûlée [Martha Stewart]
· Darkening Sky [Martha Stewart]
· Dead Salmon [Farrow & Ball]
· Hey There! [Ace Paint]
· Genteel Lavender [Behr]
· Lightweight Beige [Behr]
· Old World Romance [Benjamin Moore]
· Pencil [Martha Stewart]
· Quietude [Behr]
· Rejuvenate [Behr]
· Stormy Sky [Benjamin Moore]
· Synergy [Sherwin-Williams]
· Tempest [Martha Stewart]
· Tornado Watch [Pantone]
· Turbulence [Pantone]
· Weekend in the Country [Valspar]

· We Call It Brown. They Call it 'Weekend in the Country.' [NYT]