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sub rosa

Posted by michaelalreadytaken No Cal (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 24, 07 at 5:25

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.

sub rosa

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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)

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  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Wed, Feb 28, 07 at 16:24

Interesting! Thanks for the links.

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