June 23, 2008

The orange and pink rose.

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10 comments:

Meade said...

Electric prickled deer candy

Ruth Anne Adams said...

Birthday cake frosting flower

Ralph said...

And the actual cultivar is ...?

You'll never make it in the gardener porn industry if you don't name the product.

chuck b. said...

It's 'Joseph's Coat'.

Chip Ahoy said...

Nouns with the same name as adjectives can lead to odd sentences, like "orange and pink rose."

Pink and rose orange would be an entirely different thing.

If the musician Pink ever dressed in orange and rose, well, that could get confusing.

George said...

Each ommatidium acts as a visual unit and is integrated by the nervous system.

Meade said...

later today:

"Ommatidia... visual sense receptors..."

"Meade, how do you know this stuff?!?"

"From the internet. Guy named George. On a blog called Althouse"

George said...

An ommatidial disturbance was the subject of a trial presided over by Justice Warren's son. The matter concerned jurisdiction over the nocturnal plumage of the doda bird.

Susan said...

Chip,
And rose could be a verb.

Ralph said...

There's also a flower called a pink. This post title is extremely ambiguous, without the photo.