Font Color on SELECT options

I want to have a different font color on some of the <option> of a <select>

The <option> list will be built dynamically via php.

What is the right syntax (css) for font color on the <option> element?
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rgranlundConnect With a Mentor Commented:
<option class="YOUR CLASS">

your attributes;
If it's built dynamically by PHP, you can't assign a class to a specific option then.  

What you could do(depending on which browser your trying to target), is use the nth-child in CSS.

Try the code below: (Remember this will not work in IE 8)

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title>Untitled Document</title>
	select option:nth-child(odd){color:#36f;}


	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>
	<option>Option 1 </option>

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