Dave Barry

May 9, 2010 1:00 AM

Why flowers are good for you

(This classic Dave Barry column was originally published Sunday, May 8, 1983)

Have you ever stopped to think what life would be like without flowers? I mean, what would you send to dead people? Grapes, maybe. Then there would be something to eat at viewings. But what about high-school proms? If you pinned a bunch of grapes to your date's gown, your rental tuxedo would be a mess after the first slow dance.

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Dave Barry


Dave Barry has been at the Herald since 1983. A Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, he writes about everything from the international economy to exploding toilets.

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