Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Taxonomy




Garden Dictionary definition:

tax-on-o-my   

pronunciation: tak-son-uh-mee

noun

1. The practice of classifying plants according to their presumed natural relationships.

2. Slang. the practice of classifying gardeners according to their presumed natural relationships to money. In the United States the classification is done annually in mid-April. Economists have noted a concurrent drop in sales at garden centers when this classification occurs.


7 comments:

Janet said...

Ha haha ha ha ...where do you come up with this? Fun.

Darla said...

Okay you really got a LOL from me today!

Daffodil Planter said...

Janet and Darla,

Glad you gals got a chuckle out of this! I am still preparing my tax return (ironic laugh).

Rob (ourfrenchgarden) said...

In the UK the tax office is the Inland Revenue.

It was often referred to as the Inland Revenge.

Rob

WiseAcre said...

And it gets even worst for the late bloomers.

Daffodil Planter said...

Rob, I like that nickname!

Welcome WiseAcre! Good one!

susan morrison said...

Not me, baby! I am all about the refund this year! And in fact, have been industriously spreading the wealth around at garden centers and plant sales for the past several weeks.