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bilby commented on the word bouton d'or
March 4, 2009
sionnach commented on the word bouton d'or
A little-known chapter in Greek legend is that of Jason's trip to the Moulin Rouge (his erythromulonic escapade, if you will). It turns out he had misread "mouton d'or" as "bouton d'or" and followed the buttercup trail all the way to gay Paree.
qroqqa commented on the word bouton d'or
French for "buttercup", literally "gold button"