That said, we have gone carnation crazy at the shop. You'd think I'd try to keep that quiet but no, not me. Shouting it from the rooftops I am. Customers come in, pause and say, I thought you didn't carry carnations. Come on lady, take a gander. Here's a fully blasted open garden rose all ruffly and damask scented.
And here's a few of our new carnations from Holland. All ruffly and smelling of spices.
Beautiful, no? If you didn't know what they were wouldn't you find them desirable?
A carnation by any other name would be -----?
Please fill in the blank.