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Is YOUR "mailman" like this? heh heh

This is a discussion on Is YOUR "mailman" like this? heh heh within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; No idea how true this is or is not, but I read an amusing little ...

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    Default Is YOUR "mailman" like this? heh heh

    No idea how true this is or is not, but I read an amusing little story that stuck in my head. As the story goes, in some coastal area, some mail carriers had routes consisting primarily of homes along the beach. Since walking along the beach was either easier or more pleasant, and since going barefoot was infinitely more comfortable when walking through sand and surf, mail carriers would walk along the beach barefoot while delivering the mail. This supposedly inspired the name of this hybrid:

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    My mailman doesn't go barefoot, but my feed mill guy does all summer. He says that that way he gets a perfect fit and the leather never wears out.

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    Beautiful blooms and interesting story.
    I love the colours.

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    What a strange thing to name an orchid. hahaha... guess there are stranger names out there though. Thanks for the story and sharing the beautiful blooms.

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    Beautiful blooms, and a very funny story to go with it LOL !

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    Great story and lovely blooms!

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    I love this orchid...its one I have been admiring at a vendor's site. Yours is just beautiful!
    Here's the Barefoot Mailman story: Barefoot Mailman|Ocean City, Maryland Hotels|Dog Friendly|Barefoot Mailman

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    Thanks, Kathi!

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    Beautiful blooms and I like the story.

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