Date: Tue, 14 Mar 1995 10:00:05 +0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: 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'? Once again a reference to Charlie Poole: And then he rambled, rambled; He rambled all around, In and out the town; And then he rambled, rambled; He rambled till them butchers cut him down. Or something like that. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]