i've gone to a few places and said that. there is nothing like seeing the look on the staff's faces.
>From: Walter Greenwood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus titanum in OKC
>Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 18:39:57 -0400
>When you go back, walk in and ask to see the "huge penis flower".
>Now THAT might have some real marketing value!
>>Steve Marak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Incidentally, re the question on names ... when we went in, I asked
>>"Is the Amorphophallus titanum in a public area?" and the person
>>running the desk said "The what? Oh, is that the stinky plant?".
>>The security guard
knew both "Titan arum" and "corpse flower", but
>>only the docent knew the scientific name and I never heard him use
>>it when talking to anyone but us. There were a number of people who
>>had apparently come in just to view the titanum.
>>This close, we'll definitely go over again when it opens.
>>-- Steve Marak
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