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What does ROYGBIV stand for?

ROYGBIV stands for Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain (mnemonic for colors of the rainbow)

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Cornelia's Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain section makes playful reference to the colours associated with political parties and is surely the single most fun, but serious exhibition seen at the BMAG in many a long year.
The theme of this section, Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain, is designed to offer contrasts of colours and themes in a kaleidoscope of modern life.