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What connects/links all the following:

  1. Green
  2. Wednesday
  3. 2nd July of a normal year
  4. Fa
  5. Part of a type of software attack

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Also explain how each are connected with the found word / concept.

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I think the word you're looking for might be

MIDDLE (or perhaps some equivalent like CENTRE, but MIDDLE is better).

Green

is the middle of the usual seven-way decomposition of light: R O Y G B I V.

Wednesday

is the middle of the week if you count from Sunday: Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa. (The German for Wednesday is Mittwoch, "mid-week".)

2nd July of a normal year

is the 183rd of its 365 days.

Fa

is the middle of the seven degrees of the major scale in tonic sol-fa notation. (Note: originally the question said "La" and I speculated it might have been meant to be "Fa".)

Part of a type of software attack

Man-in-the-middle.

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  • $\begingroup$ Could "La" occur somewhere near the middle of a dictionary? $\endgroup$ – Aurel Bílý Aug 23 '17 at 22:04
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    $\begingroup$ "La" for Lanthanum, atomic number 57 – not in the middle of the table, but close to the middle of the atomic numbers? (currently we're around ~118?) $\endgroup$ – Aurel Bílý Aug 23 '17 at 22:06
  • $\begingroup$ That's somewhat plausible. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Aug 23 '17 at 22:18
  • $\begingroup$ la is the middle line in tenor clef, but that seems a little contrived $\endgroup$ – cats Aug 23 '17 at 23:01
  • $\begingroup$ @GarethMcCaughan, good one. Edited my question, as it was my mistake to provide 'La' in the place of 'Fa'. $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Aug 24 '17 at 7:05
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The common theme is ...

... things in the middle.

Green

Green is the 4th of the seven colours of the visible light spectrum: ROY G BIV.

Wednesday

Wednesday is the middle of the working week (Mon–Fri) and the middle of the week when Sunday is seen as the first day. (Fun fact: The German name of Wednesday is Mittwoch – middle of the week.

2nd July of a normal year

This is the 183rd day of a non-leap year, which sits in the middle of the 365 days.

La

La is one of the notes of the Solmisation: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti. I'm not quite sure why this is the middle -- it isn't in the middle of the seven or eight notes of a scale and it doesn't sit in the middle of the staves.

Part of a type of software attack

This refers to the Man-in-the-middle attack

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  • $\begingroup$ @M Oehm...good one. You got it correct. Yes, it was my mistake that I did not mention the mddile note/staff correctly. Corrected it in the question. Thanks. $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Aug 24 '17 at 7:02

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