sub rosa

michaelalreadytakenFebruary 24, 2007

I've long known that sub rosa essentially meant "secret" or "private." I didn't know the rose has/had such a long history of being the symbol of silence.

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--and some more history--

Here is a link that might be useful: The Rose Garden by William Paul at Google (downloadable to PDF)

    Bookmark   February 24, 2007 at 7:01AM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

Interesting! Thanks for the links.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2007 at 4:24PM
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