[LMB] was Poison Ivy, now flora and fauna, OT:

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Tue May 22 22:08:50 BST 2012


On May 22, 2012, at 12:47 PM, Jeff Shultz wrote:

> Lots of people confuse the two. The only way I keep them straight is
> to remember a line from H. Beam Piper's Little Fuzzy series (I think
> it was the second book, Fuzzy Sapiens) where it's explained how to
> remember that "Fauna" is the male of the pair Flora and Fauna. Ben
> Rainsford's Fuzzies, IIRC.  :-)

Or, flowers are flora, fauns (and fawns) are fauna.  That always worked for me.

Katherine


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