>From: Rosalind Gold <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [aroid-l] In defense of philodendrons
>Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 16:31:23 -0700 (PDT)
It is NOT Tsuh Yang who thinks that Philo`s, etc. are unworthy aroids, but our great, omnipotent " Lord Phallus", Wilbert Hetterschied, it is he who is deeply involved w/ the Amorphophallus group and their allies, all monophyllums. All of this is done tongue-in-cheek, all in a good spirit of great fun, I THINK Wilbert can appreciate a beautiful Anthurium or Philodendron as well as his stinkey plants (though he would be VERY loath to admit to it!)
>I try to be patient with deciphering the code of "insider jokes" that occasionally appear in the aroid list postings, but I'd be curious to find out why you think philodendrons are not worthy of admiration and respect.
>-Roz, in Southern California
>piaba <email@example.com> wrote:
>let's just hope one day, his lordness sees the light
>and discover that Anthuriums and Alocasias are also
>worthy of admiration and respect (but not
>--- ron iles wrote:
> > In the daily inbox I observed this courteos message.
> > Although I am not nor
> > hope to be a beneficiary of the noxious naughties
> > with which the Lord
> > blesses you, it seemed to be an exemplary gracious
> > appeal, worthy of note,
> > certain to succeed, benevolent, sensitive & amusing
> > & therefore worthy of
> > highlight?. I am in no way connected with this
> > Old World supplier whether
> > he has or has not a struggling market stall which
> > also sells almost
> > correctly named plants on eBay.
> > Aunty A. Morph, Spathiland
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