Names of Mrs Ur: spoilers for BM/AM

minnow at minnow at
Mon Jul 25 05:22:10 EDT 2005

Juliette Curtis wrote:
>I was reading Black Maria/Aunt Maria and noticed that the names of the 
>Mrs Urs have appropriate meanings for witches.

>Rosa: rose, pink. Not sure how this fits as a witch's name.

The rose has been one of the most symbolic and "significant" flowers
since it was imported to Europe 'way back when, even before it was bred
to be the extraordinary flower we have today -- the ones in medieval
times were more like a dog-rose than we think of the rose as being, and
even then they were Special.


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