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  • Yum. :-)

    July 10, 2008

  • How does that relate to Nutella? Just curious.

    July 10, 2008

  • Ah, good. The devolution is progressing according to plan...

    July 10, 2008

  • As in Nigritella nigra, now Gymnadenia nigra?
    It sound strange, though. It could mean "little black thing" (fem.) but I think it would be nigritilla in that case.
    Unless it is a case of scientific jargon, since many scientific names add -ella to nouns - see for instance Vaginella depressa.

    July 10, 2008

  • Latin Black.

    July 10, 2008