Surnames of US Presidents: Bush/Carter/Pierce

Counties of Ireland: Clare/Cork/Limerick

Colors of the rainbow: blue/green/orange

Layers of the Earth: core/mantle/crust

Terms for female, four-legged mammals: doe/lioness/mare

Ten largest cities in France: Lyon/Nice/Paris

Surnames of explorers from Europe: Cortes/Drake/Raleigh

Perennially popular Halloween costumes: ghost/nurse/princess

’12 Days of Christmas’ gifts: ladies/pipers/rings

Words in the name of Dec. 31st holiday: New/Years/Eve