Thursday, July 2, 2020

Did You Know

Did you know the flower foxglove was originally called folksglove, the glove of fairies? The flowers mottlings were where elves had placed their fingers. (Mottlings are the spots or blotches.)

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  1. I didn't know, and it's a lovely idea! Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

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    1. I liked that too:)
      Take special care.
      Hugs received and returned.

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  2. News to me, dear Sandra. You are a fountain of information.

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    1. Why thank you, dear Elizabeth. How's the eye?

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  3. I did. It is nice to feel smart(ish) for a change.

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    1. I love the imaginations that came up with this lore:)
      Thanks for stopping by, Patsy.

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  5. No Sandra I didn't know that.
    Enjoy your day.

    Yvonne.

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    1. Why thank you, Yvonne. You enjoy your day too.

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  6. How lovely! I hadn't known that!

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    1. Your Thursday factoid:)
      Thanks for stopping by, Deniz.

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  7. I didn't know that. I actually haven't even heard of these flowers.

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    1. They're beautiful. They look like a stalk of colorful bells:)
      Thanks for stopping by, Rachna.

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  8. Another thing that is new to me.

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  9. I didn't know that, and I like folksglove and the meaning:)

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    1. I do too, Denise. I'd love to have some in the garden, but it makes me nervous to have around the critters.

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  10. I didn't know that. Thanks for that. :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  11. frankie....18 centz anda sack oh friez sayz that burd did KNOT noe that....ya noe !!! :)

    heerz two a noize free... safe.... N happee week oh end :) ♥♥

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    1. Heh. You are probably right.
      Unfortunately, the noise has already begun.

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  12. That is certainly one that no one will know.

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    1. Actually we had two winners on this one. Jeanie and EC.

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  13. That is so cool and someone could write a story on this....love fairies

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  14. That one actually sounds familiar -- like I knew it in the long ago and you're bringing it back to memory!

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  15. I could use a few fairies right about now.(lol) Hugs, RO

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  16. That's news to me …
    Thanks for sharing this information.

    All the best Jan

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