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  [Aroid-l] Aroids in Art
From: hermine at endangeredspecies.com (hermine) on 2007.11.25 at 19:47:34(16729)
At 02:51 PM 11/25/2007, you wrote:
>Hi Hermine... not all... BUT Arum maculatum is in European folklore very
>much associated with human (and other mammalian) sexuality; most of the
>common names (Lords & Ladies, Cuckoo Pint, Dog's Dibble, Wake Robin, and so
>forth) are laced with sexual innuendo.

as a wee tot, i thought this stuff, those pictures, were really like,
in the FORBIDDEN category, but my parents never noticed. So much
embedded passion in art, poetry. I liked that, rather than adverts
for blue tablets and the description of what they do and what are the
bad side effects. Innuendo leaves room for your personal imagination
to fill in the blanks with HOT SAUCE.

hermine

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