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  • Burton Borrok
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    Mary,

    All I could think of was that root beer comes from the roots of a sassafras tree, and of course sassafras comes from the bark. With apologies to Joyce Kilmer, and credit to Ogden Nash - - -

    I think that I shall never see
    A poem as lovely as a tree
    Indeed unless the billboards fall
    I’ll never see a tree at all.

    Thanks,
    Burt

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  • Toogoofy317
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    Oddly enough this is not the first time I've seen this! We have this in the Forest For Our Future Venue at Innoventions in Epcot. But I'm not sure I'm the "unusual lover" type as described in the Hornbeam tree.

    Since you brought up trees all I can say is you asked for it!

    Q. What kind of tree can tell your fortune?
    A. Palm Tree

    Q. What tree has the best sun tan?
    A. Beech tree.

    Q. What is a tree's favorite subject?
    A. Several Poetree, Geometree, and Trigonometree.

    Q. What is a tree's favorite drink?
    A. Root Beer

    Q.What tree always calls in sick to work?
    A. The sickamore tree.

    Q. What tree is always getting into trouble?
    A. The naughty pine

    Q. What tree can give you a high five?
    A. The palm tree.

    Do you want more or are you sycamore. I'm not really petrified when I do this on-stage. But telling you guys the secrets of the forest well, I'm really going out on a limb here! But, I know this might make you turn over a new leaf or branch out a little. By getting all of this knowledge you might even take root and laugh at some of this. Or am I just barking up the wrong tree again? Pretty soon if I don't stop you might beat me to a pulp or might just make like a tree and leaf. But that's oak-ay cause I'll just cedar later!

    Mary S.

    Please feel to groan at any time!

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  • shirleymahoney
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    I'm a Ash Tree

    It doesn't work for me either :P


    Shirley

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  • Burton Borrok
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    I guess I’m not Celtic. It doesn’t work for me. How does it do for you?

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  • Burton Borrok
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    Trees

    WHAT TREE DID YOU FALL FROM?

    Find your birthday and then find your tree. This is really cool and somewhat accurate, also in line with Celtic astrology.

    Jan 01 to Jan 11 - Fir Tree
    Jan 12 to Jan 24 - Elm Tree
    Jan 25 to Feb 03 - Cypress Tree
    Feb 04 to Feb 08 - Poplar Tree
    Feb 09 to Feb 18 - Cedar Tree
    Feb 19 to Feb 28 - Pine Tree
    Mar 01 to Mar 10 - Weeping Willow Tree
    Mar 11 to Mar 20 - Lime Tree
    Mar 21 - Oak Tree
    Mar 22 to Mar 31 - Hazelnut Tree
    Apr 01 to Apr 10 - Rowan Tree
    Apr 11 to Apr 20 - Maple Tree
    Apr 21 to Apr 30 - Walnut Tree
    May 01 to May 14 - Poplar Tree
    May 15 to May 24 - Chestnut Tree
    May 25 to Jun 03 - Ash Tree
    Jun 04 to Jun 13 - Hornbeam Tree
    Jun 14 to Jun 23 - Fig Tree
    Jun 24 - Birch Tree
    Jun 25 to Jul 04 - Apple Tree
    Jul 05 to Jul 14 - Fir Tree
    Jul 15 to Jul 25 - Elm Tree
    Jul 26 to Aug 04 - Cypress Tree
    Aug 05 to Aug 13 - Poplar Tree
    Aug 14 to Aug 23 - Cedar Tree
    Aug 24 to Sep 02 - Pine Tree
    Sep 03 to Sep 12 - Weeping Willow Tree
    Sep 13 to Sep 22 - Lime Tree
    Sep 23 - Olive Tree
    Sep 24 to Oct 03 - Hazelnut Tree
    Oct 04 to Oct 13 - Rowan Tree
    Oct 14 to Oct 23 - Maple Tree
    Oct 24 to Nov 11 - Walnut Tree
    Nov 12 to Nov 21 - Chestnut Tree
    Nov 22 to Dec 01 - Ash Tree
    Dec 02 to Dec 11 - Hornbeam Tree
    Dec 12 to Dec 21 - Fig Tree
    Dec 22 - Beech Tree
    Dec 23 to Dec 31 - Apple Tree

    YOUR TREE
    Apple Tree (the Love) -- quiet and shy at times, lots of charm, appeal, and attraction, pleasant attitude, flirtatious smile, adventurous, sensitive, loyal in love, wants to love and be loved, faithful and tender partner, very generous, many talents, loves children, needs affectionate partner.


    Ash Tree (the Ambition) -- extremely attractive, vivacious, impulsive, demanding, does not care for criticism ambitious, intelligent, talented, likes to play with fate, can be very egotistic, reliable, restless lover, sometimes money rules over the heart, demands attention, needs love and much emotional support.

    Beech Tree (the Creative) -- has good taste, concerned about its looks, materialistic, good organization of life and career, economical, good leader, takes no unnecessary risks, reasonable, splendid lifetime companion, keen on keeping fit (diets, sports, etc.).

    Birch Tree (the inspiration) -- vivacious, attractive, elegant, friendly, unpretentious, modest, does not like anything in excess, abhors the vulgar, loves life in nature and in calm, not very passionate, full of imagination, little ambition, creates a calm and content atmosphere.

    Cedar Tree (the Confidence) -- of rare strength, knows how to adapt, likes unexpected presents, of good health, not in the least shy, tends to look down on others, self-confident, a great speaker, determined, often impatient, likes to impress others, has many talents, industrious, healthy optimism, waits for the one true love, able to make quick decisions.

    Chestnut Tree (the Honesty) -- of unusual stature, impressive, well-developed sense of justice, fun to be around, a planner, born diplomat, can be irritated easily, sensitive of others feelings, hard worker, sometimes acts superior, feels not understood at times, fiercely family oriented, very loyal in love, physically fit.

    Cypress Tree (the Faithfulness) -- strong, muscular, adaptable, takes what life has to give but doesn't necessarily like it, strives to be content, optimistic, wants to be financially independent, wants love and affection, hates loneliness, passionate lover which cannot be satisfied, faithful, quick tempered at times, can be unruly and careless, loves to gain knowledge, needs to be needed.

    Elm Tree (the Noble mindedness) -- pleasant shape, tasteful clothes, modest demands, tends not to forgive mistakes, cheerful, likes to lead but not to obey, honest and faithful partner, likes making decisions for others, noble minded, generous, good sense of humor, practical.

    Fig Tree (the Sensibility) -- very strong minded, a bit self willed, honest, loyal, independent, hates contradiction or arguments, loves life and friends, enjoys children and animals, a social butterfly, great sense of humor, likes idleness and laziness after long demanding hours at work, has artistic talent and great intelligence.

    Fir tree (the Mysterious) -- extraordinary taste, handles stress poorly, loves anything beautiful, can become depressed at times, stubborn, tends to care for those close to them as well as helping strangers, rather modest, hard worker, talented, unselfish, few sexual relationships, many friends, doesn't want foes, very reliable.

    Hazelnut Tree (the Extraordinary) -- charming, sense of humor, very demanding but can also be very understanding, knows how to make a lasting impression, active fighter for social causes and politics, popular, quite moody, sexually oriented, honest, a perfectionist, has a precise sense of
    judgment and expects complete fairness.

    Hornbeam Tree (the Good Taste) -- of cool beauty, cares for its looks and condition, good taste, is not egoistic, makes life as comfortable as possible, leads a reasonable and disciplined life, looks for kindness and acknowledgment in an emotional partner, dreams of unusual lovers, is seldom happy with its feelings, mistrusts most people, is never sure of its decisions, very conscientious.

    Lime Tree (the Doubt) - intelligent, hard working, accepts what life dishes out, but not before trying to change bad circumstances into good ones, hates fighting and stress, enjoys getaway vacations, may appear tough, but is actually soft and relenting, always willing to make sacrifices for family and friends, has many talents but not always enough time to use them, can become a complainer, great leadership qualities, is jealous at times but extremely loyal.

    Maple Tree (Independence of Mind) -- no ordinary person, full of imagination and originality, shy and reserved, ambitious, proud, self confident, hungers for new experiences, sometimes nervous, has many complexities, good memory, learns easily, complicated love life, wants to impress.

    Oak Tree (the Brave) -- robust nature, courageous, strong, unrelenting, independent, sensible, does not like change, keeps its feet on the ground, person of action.

    Olive Tree (the Wisdom) -- loves sun, warmth and kind feelings, reasonable, balanced, avoids aggression and violence, tolerant, cheerful, calm, well developed sense of justice, sensitive, empathetic, free of jealousy, loves to read and the company of sophisticated people.

    Pine Tree (the Peacemaker) -- loves agreeable company, craves peace and harmony, loves to help others, active imagination, likes to write poetry, not fashion conscious, great compassion, friendly to all, falls strongly in love but will leave if betrayed or lied to, emotionally soft, low self esteem, needs affection and reassurance.

    Poplar Tree (the Uncertainty) -- looks very decorative, talented, not very self confident, extremely courageous if necessary, needs goodwill and pleasant surroundings, very choosy, often lonely, great animosity, great artistic nature, good organizer, tends to lean toward philosophy, reliable in any situation, takes partnership seriously.

    Rowan Tree (the Sensitivity) -- full of charm, cheerful, gifted without egoism, likes to draw attention, loves life, motion, unrest, and even complications, is both dependent and independent, good taste, artistic, passionate, emotional, good company, does not forgive.

    Walnut Tree (the Passion) -- unrelenting, strange and full of contrasts, often egotistic, aggressive, noble, broad horizon, unexpected reactions, spontaneous, unlimited ambition, no flexibility, difficult and uncommon partner, not always liked but often admired, ingenious strategist, very jealous and passionate, no compromise.

    Weeping Willow (the Melancholy) - likes to be stress free, loves family life, full of hopes and dreams, attractive, very empathetic, loves anything beautiful, musically inclined, loves to travel to exotic places, restless, capricious, honest, can be influenced but is not easy to live with when pressured, sometimes demanding, good intuition, suffers in love until they find that one loyal, steadfast partner; loves to make others laugh
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