Brown be the color of earth, wood n' home. During the 17th n' 18th century brown aides wee the color of the masses or working class. The word brown comes from the Mediterranean word for coffee. There be many hues of brown, like bronze, chocolate, taupe n' walnut. Brown is made by combining red, black n' yellow together. Brown be popular with the military, as was easy to keep clean. Brown be associated with stability, warms n' honesty.