clone; was: RE: The Truth about Saffron

Jim McKenney
Tue, 01 Nov 2005 12:17:52 PST
Roger Whitlock wrote "Liberty Hyde Bailey devised the word clone (he spelled
it "clon")."

The word clone is older than that. It originated at the end of the
nineteenth century. Check the entry in the OED.

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where I'm tempted to clone
the post I made on this subject awhile back. 

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