Oh Yeah Sony, Grayish Black. That’s a Color. Sure.

Late last year, Sony stealth-released an update of the h.ear on headphone series, the great-sounding stylish headphones with an awful name.

Today, I saw an online ad for the headphones…which Sony now insists on referring to as the “WH-H900N” headphones.

They can’t name anything well, can they?

I clicked through to the site and found this.

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GRAYISH. BLACK.

That’s the name they went with.

A multinational conglomerate that has more money than I have any hope of ever even fathoming went with GRAYISH BLACK for a color name!

I’m not sure if this is amazing or depressing.

The other two colors are called Twilight Red and Moonlit Blue. Like, okay sure. Those seem like fun names for your style headphones.

And then there’s Grayish Black.

That’s it. That’s the entire thing I had to say, and was the whole point of this little article. It was all just an overlong preamble for this silly color name. Enjoy the rest of your day!

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