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The clues are out of order when decoded. What's the correct order?

  1. A common color
  2. A rank in the army
  3. A popular candy bar
  4. A publishing house
  5. A roofer for cottage
  6. Orwells' true surname
  7. An indisputable rule of science
  8. A month of the year
  9. Paradise on earth
  10. An official serving a nobleman
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  • $\begingroup$ Are the tags correct? E.g. Is there a riddle? $\endgroup$ Feb 22, 2017 at 3:51
  • $\begingroup$ Should that be 'Paradise' not 'Paradis'? $\endgroup$ Feb 22, 2017 at 7:07
  • $\begingroup$ Has a correct answer been given? If so, please don't forget to $\color{green}{\checkmark\bf{Accept}}$ it :) $\endgroup$
    – Rubio
    Mar 14, 2017 at 0:24

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1. Brown
2. Major
3. Heath
4. Macmillan
5. Thatcher
6. Blair
7. Law
8. May
9. Eden
10. Bannerman (actually Tom's suggestion of Chamberlain fits better)

They are all

British Prime Ministers

In order

10,7,9,4,3,5,2,6,1,8.

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    $\begingroup$ Looks good! No. 10 may also be Chamberlain. $\endgroup$
    – Tom
    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:14
  • $\begingroup$ Rule of science could also be 'Spencer Compton' as in the 'Compton Effect' or 'William Cavendish' - as in the gravitational constant. $\endgroup$
    – DavidC
    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:22
  • $\begingroup$ @Tom oh yes, that fits much better (and is the whole surname), well spotted! $\endgroup$ Feb 22, 2017 at 12:01

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