Originally Posted by bmoore4
In the car last week

DD(just turned)5: "I'm blue now!"
Me: "Huh?"
DD: "I'm 5 now so I am blue."
Me: "Huh?"
DD: "Red is 1, orange is 2, yellow is 3, green is 4, blue is 5. And I'll be violet when I'm 7! I live in a rainbow, so now I am blue. And [little brother] is only orange."

I like the "only" orange!

Initially, I thought you were leading into a synesthesia anecdote. One of my younger siblings has persistently maintained (into adulthood!) that the number four is kind of a lime green color. (I can't remember what color the other numbers are.)

...pronounced like the long vowel and first letter of the alphabet...