BAGH! Sorry, I meant to post this weeks ago. Best of Luck!
Over in the good ol' U of K we memorized "Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain"
And no wonder he lost - he fought it in the wrong place.
Yep, that's the color coding used in telephone cables btw.
Resistor codes are just a teensy bit different,
Black, Brown, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet, Grey, White, Gold and Silver.
One if it's many mnemonics:
Bad boys rape our young girls but Violet gives willingly.
Roy G. Biv has now been Squidooed and Zazzled by Ohme!