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According to Google NGram, palepale rather than lightlight is the preferred term for allmost of the colours that I tried, though the. The difference is much greater withfor yellow: maybe because it is already quite a bright colour than other colours, and for BrE than AmE. Cream Cream and pink are very much more common than pale yellow and pale red, though cream may include the dairy product as well.

The only colours I have found where light was the preferred term were brown (AmE and BrE) and grey/gray (AmE only).

For yellow, which is perceived as a bright colour, pale is the preferred term, and for brown, which is perceived as a dark colour, light is the preferred term.

According to Google NGram, pale rather than light is the preferred term for all of the colours that I tried, though the difference is much greater with yellow: maybe because it is already quite a bright colour. Cream and pink are very much more common than pale yellow and pale red, though cream may include the dairy product as well.

According to Google NGram, pale rather than light is the preferred term for most of the colours that I tried. The difference is much greater for yellow than other colours, and for BrE than AmE. Cream and pink are very much more common than pale yellow and pale red, though cream may include the dairy product as well.

The only colours I have found where light was the preferred term were brown (AmE and BrE) and grey/gray (AmE only).

For yellow, which is perceived as a bright colour, pale is the preferred term, and for brown, which is perceived as a dark colour, light is the preferred term.

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According to Google NGram, pale rather than light is the preferred term for all of the colours that I tried, though the difference is much greater with yellow: maybe because it is already quite a bright colour. Cream and pink are very much more common than pale yellow and pale red, though cream may include the dairy product as well.