"My generation was brought up on right or wrong with no in between, and red was always in your face. It's abrasive to me. Purple is just a little bit more gentle. Part of my job is to be attuned to what kids respond to, and red is not one of those colors."
A 25-year-old teacher in New York, who grades papers with purple marker.
"The only problem with that is there aren't too many two-legged cows."
Spokesman for the Border Patrol in El Paso, Texas, on migrants who attached cow hoofs to their feet to disguise their footprints while trying to enter the country.