Subject: Acorns and university
From: Kevin Austin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 19 2005 - 22:17:36 EDT
Sadly, clearly, you do not work in University.
The saying is: little acorns from mighty oaks come.
At 13:37 -0600 2005/09/19, sylvi macCormac wrote:
>YO Paul, you're quote about 'Tall Oaks from little Acorns grow'
>reminded me of similiar saying in Hausa.
>Sannu / Hello (in Hausa, one of 200 languages spoken in Nigeria)
>It is from a small seed that the giant Iroko tree has its beginning.
>An old banana leaf was once young and green.
>It is little by little that a bird builds its nest
>Our examples are like seeds on a windy day, they spread far and wide
>When a palm-branch reaches its height, it gives way for a fresh one to grow.
>Paul Deveau wrote:
> > Paul Deveau
> > University of Ottawa
> > Tall oaks from little acorns grow.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b27 : Sat Dec 22 2007 - 01:46:11 EST