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The 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month [Friday 11th November 2005 at 10:51 pm]

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[User Picture]From: ralesk
Saturday 12th November 2005 at 12:54 am (UTC)
I just wonder, who the fuck had the idea to have poppies for the symbol flower of this Day? They never bloom in November o.O; At least I don’t think they did…
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Saturday 12th November 2005 at 5:34 pm (UTC)
There's a bit about it over here. I think the basic reason is that poppies were about the only thing that grew in the aftermath, and probably also from the reference to poppies in In Flander's Fields
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