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Irish FAQ: Miscellaneous [8/10]
Section - 15) What's the difference between clover and shamrock?

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	Short answer: shamrock is smaller than clover.

	Long answer: shamrock and clover are both used to refer to
	species of trefoil (genus Trifolium, from the Latin meaning
	"having three leaves").  Clover is used for large species and
	shamrock for small species.  Shamrock, like clover, is common
	in Europe, not just in Ireland.  [Answer blatantly cogged
	from Des Higgins, resident newsgroup expert on the subject.]


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Ivan Brookes
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Dec 21, 2011 @ 8:08 am
I'm looking for information regarding navigable waterways for a 44' fly bridge cruiser for corporate entertainment such as the big horse racing events. I've searched the internet and book stores here in Walws without success.

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Ivan Brookes

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Top Document: Irish FAQ: Miscellaneous [8/10]
Previous Document: 14) How do I pronounce "celt" and "celtic"?
Next Document: 16) Does anybody know the lyrics for [Danny Boy, Galway Bay, etc.] ?

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