Close, Michael, and yours is a popular belief that has been passed on for
a number of years. The truth, though, according to J.P.Lister, is that it
was the colour used by the short-lived British Racing Greenhouse team,
during their few triumphant years of hybrid tearose competition. Alas,
the Boer War came along, and their efforts were redirected to the war
effort, much to the disappointment of many.
On Sun, 16 Nov 1997 08:49:20 -0800 Mike Lishego <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> "What is British Racing Green".
>Isn't "British Racing Green" a parts warehouse? What was so bad about
>discussion, did everybody forget to use correct punctuation? 8-)
>Michael S. Lishego
>St. Andrews Presbyterian College
>Elementary Education Major,
>English Minor, Class of 1999
>R.A. of Winston-Salem Hall