Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Japan vs China In The War Of The Flowers

From 1455 to 1487 Britain had the War of the Roses between the House of York and the House of Lancaster. Today, Japan and China are waging the War of the Carnations.
Japanese breeders assert that their precious strains are being grown illegally by Chinese farmers in a grand-scale intellectual property theft tantamount to DVD piracy or fake Gucci handbags.

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