ORIGIN OF THE SAYING "BEWARE THE AGAPANTHUS"Repl to Phil M
Posted by Bluebaron on December 15, 1999
In Reply to: ORIGIN OF THE SAYING "BEWARE THE AGAPANTHUS" posted by PHIL MACHIN on November 21, 1999
: I am trying to find the origin of the saying "Beware the agapanthus". I know that the agapanthus is a flower (the African Lily) and that the name comes from the Greek for love (agape) and flower (anthos). But why should anyone beware this flower? Any answers would be gratefully received.
: Phil Machin At the expense of possible ridicule, I humbly submit the following:
"Don't think literally, think figuratively, then revert to the anatomical...you're probably a bright person...it's easy from here..."