Botanic Latin jokes! Ha!

Ok, my Aunt Nancy had these funky plates when I was a kid...wait, back up. My Aunt Nancy had funky EVERYTHING when I was a kid, from smiley face vases to KISS festival mirrors to a wicked collection of 45's. So these funky plates really grabbed my attention when I was like, 7. Which is odd because about 10 years prior to that they must have grabbed my mom's attention because she bought them for my Aunt. There is a totally of 6 of them but I only have the 2 hung because it's actually hard to hang them in 2 columns and blah, blah, blah.

I asked my Auntie about them a few months ago and I got the names off the back from her and I set up all the possible eBay alerts I could to score these plates for myself. Luckily, Aunt Nancy gifted them to me- I'm so grateful! Not only are they funny to anybody- they are HYSTERICAL to me, the one planning to get a Linnaeus inspired tattoo.

Thanks Aunt Nancy!

So here's the 1st set of 2 and you'll get the rest of them later.... click to see them better...