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Re: Pot plants



So speaking as a New Zealander Tim,  the inference is that the larger the
'pot plant' one smokes, the larger the pine tree appears?!

best wishes
Roger

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Williams" <twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> >**  Jurassic pot plants on sale soon
> >The Wollemi Pine, a plant from Jurassic times which survived in a single
> >isolated Australian grove, is set for an amazing comeback
>
> I would just like to clarify something for non-Australasian readers... In
> Australia and NZ, "pot plants" refers to ornamental plants that grow in a
> pot (i.e., "potted plants" in American usage).  Lest non-Australasian
> readers believe that Aussie botanists are up to something nefarious in
> Wollemi.
>
> (I've learned this distinction the hard way: As an Aussie living in the
> States, I've received some bewildered responses from the locals when I've
> mentioned that I have pot plants sitting on my window sill.  Divided by a
> common language, as they say....That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.)