tulips, two lips, to lips, tool ips

Tulipa

  • Fact: The word tulip is Turkish for “turban.”
  • Fact: The tulip is originally a wild flower found in Central Asia.
  • Fact: There are no bulbs that are ancestral to Holland!
  • Fact: The tulip is the national flower of Turkey.
  • Fact: There are no known medicinal properties in tulips.
  • Fact: Tiptoe Through the Tulips was made popular in 1968 by Tiny Tim (Sorry, I just had to! Click on his name.)

©Teresita Abad Doebley All rights reserved 2009-2011.

Quote of the Day for YOU: The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.  ~Tennessee Williams

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8 thoughts on “tulips, two lips, to lips, tool ips

  1. Great information… didn’t know some of this and what a surprise to find out that Holland doesn’t own the beautiful tulip… Finally catching up after taking time out to handle offline stuff. 🙂
    Elizabeth

  2. Great blog: title, photos, writing, structure and the quotes all engaging and fun. Gonna add you to my blogroll. Happy blogging.

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