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Happy Geek Colors

Potter and designer Jonathan Adler takes to the puzzle podium for his <em>Ask Me Another </em>challenge.
Potter and designer Jonathan Adler takes to the puzzle podium for his <em>Ask Me Another </em>challenge.

Host Ophira Eisenberg puts designer Jonathan Adler in the puzzle hot seat for a quiz all about how certain colors got their name. Does the guy who coined the word "chambeige" know which color is named after a desert-dwelling animal that also gives its hair to make overcoats? Find out.

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