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Re: HIST: Origin of Iris Symbolism


From: Irisborer@aol.com

In a message dated 1/14/99 8:43:25 AM Eastern Standard Time,
breckenridge@bnis.net writes:

<< I understand from a friend of mine in France that the iris continues to be
 called the Fleur de lis there, ie that is the French name for the iris. >>

Isn't there a story (forgive my lack of ability to recall names, dates,
circumstances or anything else....) BUT, isn't there a story about a french
army looking for a place for ford a stream and seeing a pseudacorus growing,
knew that the stream had to be shallow enough at that point.....

Or something like that.....

I'll sit down now.

Kathy Guest in the Buffalo Burbs where roofs are collapsing under the weight
of the snow... and today's forecast is for ...... s**w

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