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Re: Calen marth!
Raymond A. Brown wrote:
> >Hmm. So the daffodil is "St. David's flower"?
> In the sense that it's worn on St David's Day.
Yes, looking up the etymology of "daffodil", the "d" comes from
the Dutch article, and the rest is Latin "asphodelus" > Fr > Du > Eng.
And I so wanted there to be "Daffyd" in it.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)