One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A red poppy used as an emblem of the Allied soldiers who fell in the First World War.
- ‘In nature one of my favourite sights is a meadow carpeted in scarlet field poppies, also known as the Corn and the Flanders poppy.’
- ‘More recently, Sir Terence Conran included a little patch of the same scarlet Flanders poppies among the white roses in his Commemorative Peace Garden at Chelsea for the Imperial War Museum.’
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