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### Special Sub-Topic: I can sing the rainbow

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in alphabetical order, which colour comes last?

Yellow. The new order would be blue, green, indigo, orange, red, violet and yellow.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in alphabetical order, which colour comes second?
Green. A rainbow mnemonic is Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain. The first letter of each word in the sentence represents the first letter of the colours of the rainbow.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in alphabetical order, which colour comes between green and orange?
Indigo. In a regular rainbow yellow comes between orange and green.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in alphabetical order, which colour comes between red and yellow?
Violet. Another way of remembering the usual rainbow order is to think of ROY G BIV.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in alphabetical order, which colour is in the middle?
Orange. I will have to come up with a new mnemonic for this alphabetical rainbow, perhaps Bill's Garden Is One Really Vicious Yard.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in reverse alphabetical order, which colour comes last?
Blue. The rainbow alphabetically backwards is yellow, violet, red, orange, indigo, green and blue.

 If the colours of the rainbow were written in reverse alphabetical order, which colour comes second?
Violet. I remembered the colours of the rainbow backwards by using VIBGYOR, which happens to be the name of a band from Leeds, England.

 In the song "I Can Sing a Rainbow" the colours mentioned are red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue. If these were put in alphabetical order, what colour is in the middle?
Pink. This alphabetical colourful rainbow goes blue, green, orange, pink, purple, red and yellow.

 In the song "I Can Sing a Rainbow" the colours are red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue. If these were put in alphabetical order what colour comes between blue and orange?
Green. The second verse is "Listen with your ears, And sing everything you see, I can sing a rainbow, Sing a rainbow, Sing along with me." I like the idea of pink and purple in the rainbow.

 What colour is normally in the middle of a regular rainbow?
Green. I thought I better give you a normal rainbow question to finish up with. The regular rainbow colours are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Green is always right in the middle.

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