Re: Guillemets

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Fri Jul 17 1998 - 19:27:55 EDT

> resembles the form of a "Runkelrübe" (turnip?),

beet. The turnip is in the mustard family (Cruciferae).

> and this plant belongs to the family of "Gänsefußgewächse"
> (Chenopodiaceae) -- spinach is in the same family...

...which, by a commodious vicus of recirculation, is
botanical GraecoLatin for "goosefoot".

--Ken (I guess it must be Friday) Whistler

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