Re: Re: Pussy Willows & Palms
> > Whereas in Poland they used pussy-willows for the Palm Sunday palms.Yes, exactly... but that wasn't what I was asking. I was trying to figure
> > (Question: anybody know if the distribution of 'palms' in church on Palm
> > Sunday is period?)
> Ehhh, probably not, unless UPS was doing next day delivery from the
> Mediterranean region.
> Notice how, in the spring the pussy willow is the first plant to bud or
> "bloom"--that's why it was substituted for palms!
out if the distribution of pussy willows or other palm-substitutes as
'palms' on Palm Sunday was period.
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