You're just taking the mickey, now.
I mean, where do African marigolds come from?
The French marigold?
The English or Scottish marigold?
Look, no one can say I don't rather enjoy the odd quirk of language, but this is going way, way too far, you know.
Photo by Tracy Ducasse
Word To Use Today: marigold. This word appeared in English in the 1300s and is a form of Mary's (as in the Virgin Mary) gold.