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30th August 2009, 08:29
23a You get snogged loudly - and v. red rose! (7)
Am I missing something subtle here?
Isn't the red rose Lancastrian?
Help please!
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30th August 2009, 08:52
Hi Carrie.

White rose for a Yorkist (7), so "...v. red rose!" seems a bit perverse other than the 'red rose' Lancastrians rose up against the Yorkists.

I hope that someone has a better explanation.

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30th August 2009, 10:18
Thanks JimC for explanation, that's great!

Regards, Carrie
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30th August 2009, 23:54
Hi Carrie and Jim,
I loved the word play with this one "You're Kissed"=
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1st September 2009, 18:07
Final bit of explanation in case it's not clear already. "v red rose" doesn't mean VERY red rose. It means VERSUS red rose.
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