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.)

38 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

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

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

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

Elephant's Child said...

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

Patsy said...

I didn't know that!

nashvillecats2 said...

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

Yvonne.

Deniz Bevan said...

How lovely! I hadn't known that!

Rachna Chhabria said...

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

CJ Kennedy said...

How cute!

Jamie Ghione said...

Another thing that is new to me.

Sandra Cox said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

You are smartish! :)

Sandra Cox said...

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

D.L. Finn said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

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

A Cuban In London said...

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

Greetings from London.

da tabbies o trout towne said...

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 :) ♥♥

Sandra Cox said...

:)

Sandra Cox said...

Your factoid for the day:)

R's Rue said...

Happy weekend

Christine said...

Sweet!

Sandra Cox said...

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

Elizabeth Seckman said...

No, but I do now!

Unknown said...

That is certainly one that no one will know.

Birgit said...

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

Jeanie said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

A fairy tale:)

Sandra Cox said...

My pleasure:) Thanks for stopping by.

Sandra Cox said...

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

Sandra Cox said...

And to you, Rue:)

Sandra Cox said...

Good job!

Sandra Cox said...

Your Thursday factoid:)

Sandra Cox said...

:)

Sandra Cox said...

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

RO said...

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

Lowcarb team member said...

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

All the best Jan