Green Gecko Name

What’s in a name?

green adj

In Asian Colour Symbolism green represents:

  • Eternity, family, harmony, health, peace and posterity

Green is also known to signify:

  • Life, growth, renewal, health, environment, harmony, freshness
  • Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety and healing
  • Green suggests stability and endurance


gecko n

  • Geckos are the only lizards that have a voice (often very loud- just like these kids)
  • Most geckos are nocturnal; they are most active at night (so are these kids; most work til dawn)
  • Geckos hunt for their prey at night (so do these kids, the prey being intoxicated foreigners leaving the bars in the early hours of the morning)
  • When a gecko is caught by its tail, it releases the tail, allowing the gecko to escape capture (similarity is their innate ability for survival)
  • Geckos live in South East Asia (so do these kids)
  • Geckos have no parental care (neither do some of these kids)


project n

  • a task or scheme that requires a large amount of time, effort, and planning to complete
  • to make a thought or feeling seem to have an external and objective reality, especially to ascribe something personal to others

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