Date: Tue, 14 Mar 1995 07:14:09 -0600 From: wachal robert s Subject: helicopter seeds "...a seed pod came spinning down and lit on my shoulder. In college I'd had a friend from Vermont; she called the two-winged seedpods 'helicopters'." --Marcia Muller, TILL THE BUTCHERS CUT HIM DOWN, p. 199 (hard bound). Hey, doesn't anyone call them 'samaras'?