Why shouldn’t you write your name in red?
Another deadly Korean superstition is writing a living person’s name in red ink. Traditional Korean culture uses red to write the names of the dead and doing the opposite (writing the names of the living) is a big no-no and considered very unlucky and potentially life threatening.
What does it mean when someone writes in red ink?
Red-ink people like being the center of attention. They are energetic, emotionally passionate, and enjoy the limelight. Their creativity leads them to new things. They are not afraid to show their emotions, and they love the physical aspects of life.
Is it OK to write in red ink?
Red ink is discouraged in school because it is reserved for feedback and corrections by teachers. Light blue and pale violet are even worse on the eyes of teachers who might have to read hundreds of papers.