Mixing metaphors

I just heard an ad for paint on the radio. It ended with a woman exclaiming delightedly “I just found my perfect shade — ‘Ocean Breeze!'”

Maybe I’m a bit too literal-minded, but does it really make sense to define color — a visual phenomenon — after something that not only appeals to two different sense (smell and touch), but is actually invisible?

J.

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