aeuploids/aneuploids; was: Re: double-flowered tiger lily; was: Re: [pbs] Bulb Odds and ends

Tue, 13 Jul 2004 14:42:30 PDT

in German, which most will point out to you is not Swiss, you had the
correct spelling.  The book/character is available in different dialects and
the author, Heinrich Hoffmann, did write it originally in German.
Strüwelpeter. Just so ya know!

My Babianas are blooming, what a great blue!  I tucked them among some
stones and gravel to great effect!


Jamie V.

PS: the stories are grusome!

----- Original Message -----
From: "J.E. Shields" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 8:08 PM
Subject: Re: aeuploids/aneuploids; was: Re: double-flowered tiger lily;was:
Re: [pbs] Bulb Odds and ends

> Jim,
> We are probably all just too polite to mention these little
> problems......<VBG>   Besides,  the Swiss spelling is "Strubelpeter"
> according to my Swiss wife, who grew up in Switzerland and  should know.
> would have guessed "Strüwelpeter" myself.
> I'll bite on the aeuploid/aneuploid thing -- I've never seen the
> spelling anywhere except in your message.  Tell us about it, please.
> Jim Shields
> At 11:28 AM 7/13/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> >Well, it turns out that Streuwelpeter/Stuwwelpeter was not the only slip
> >the typing fingers in that post.
> >
> >When I merrily poked fun at the "euphonically challenged  " who use the
> >spelling aneupolids, I was a bit orthographically challenged myself: I
> >should have typed "aneuploids".
> >
> >Isn't any one reading these posts? I've given all of you three
> >opportunities (the Streuwelpeter/Stuwwelpeter thing, the misspelling
> >aneupolid, and catchiest of all the aeuploid/aneuploid issue) to jump in
> >and straighten me out, and no one has taken any of them!
> >
> >I'll attribute it to aestival lassitude.
> >
> >Someone please at least take the bait on the aeuploid/aneuploid thing so
> >can do my piece on that.
> >
> >Jim McKenney
> >
> >Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where the miasma has kept
> >in for the last few days.
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