Date: 2009-11-09 11:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
"Sherwood Florist"


Date: 2009-11-10 12:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
It is a very bad pun. And extremely typical of a florist. I pass a "Little Shop of Flowers" when I go to one of the facilities I support, it's in Brooklyn.

I dare you to beat that for tasteless.

Date: 2009-11-10 12:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I know one called "Oops a Daisy" which is pretty bad! :)

Date: 2009-11-10 01:59 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I'll see your "Oops a Daisy," and raise you one "Petal Attraction."

Date: 2009-11-10 02:18 am (UTC)

Date: 2009-11-10 02:11 pm (UTC)
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I believe that was actually the name of her flower shop in the Grell Green Arrow series, wasn't it?

Date: 2009-11-10 12:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That's been the name of Dinah's florist shop since at least the early 1970's.

Date: 2009-11-10 12:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Oh, I'm pretty sure they reference it in a Secret Origins issue. I thought you were just stunned by the horrid pun and reference to Ollie.

Date: 2009-11-10 02:55 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Dude, this is comic book fandom. Of course we care!

Date: 2009-11-10 07:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I guess I should explain. I knew that was the name of Dinah's flower shop, but it just took me this long to realize it was a pun and I feel ashamed I didn't notice because I'm usually good with puns. It's more a facepalm at myself than at the writer's creativity.

Date: 2009-11-10 01:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Yeah, I agree, it's pretty groan-worthy! :)

Date: 2009-11-10 01:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
(er... replied to the wrong comment. you get the picture.)

Date: 2009-11-10 04:33 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Yes, but wasn't that back when she was involved with DC's own Robin Hood, making it a blatant if inside joke?

Date: 2009-11-10 07:31 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
That's what I thought, I just never noticed the pun until now. So I feel stupid :)

Date: 2009-11-10 06:09 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I don't think Sherwood Florist is a new invention -- I believe it's the florist Ollie and Dinah ran together way back in the day.

Date: 2009-11-10 11:21 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Yeah, but that's why it's facepalm-worthy - this Dinah has no connection whatsoever to archery or Robin Hood types. Dinah Laurel naming the shop that was a statement about her relationship with Ollie. It's meaningless and weird as just something Dinah Drake's parents came up with.


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