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Re: hump day NOW blue dye

Now that I would like to see Zem!

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC
Zone 8b

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] hump day NOW blue dye

> LOL indeed, Zem...Ha ahahahah!  I just about fell off my chair
> here...I say go for it girl!  Just get some pal to keep you covered
> with a '42 to ward off the insane hunters while you're doin' it:-)
> Lordy!  still laughing........
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: Zemuly@aol.com
> > 
> > The ancient Celts used to do themselves up with blue dye made from
> woad.  
> > They smeared their bodies with it prior to celebrating or doing
> battle.  Did 
> > you see "Braveheart" when the combatants were blue?  Anyway, they
> ran naked 
> > and blue at their enemies to frighten them.  Information I have
> read said 
> > that, with their wild hair and blue naked bodies, they were pretty
> scary.  
> > I've often thought of trying it just to see how really nervous I
> could make 
> > some of the people around me, but I'd probably get shot and hauled
> off to the 
> > local deer processor. <LOL>
> > zem
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