In Northern Ireland, Green Goddesses are in fact painted yellow. There are a few theories on the reason behind this:
- Green is traditionally an Irish colour; in the rather messy political atmosphere of Northern Ireland, this is a bad idea. People would throw bricks and firebombs at them.
- Green would make them look too much like military vehicles, which are also unpopular in this area. People would throw bricks and firebombs at them.
So instead, we painted them yellow. People throw bricks and firebombs at them.