Strawberry Spring: A Real Term, Or An Invented One?

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  1. bryantburnette

    bryantburnette Active Member

    I recently reread "Strawberry Spring," and was wondering: is the idea of a "strawberry spring" an actual Northeastern term, or did Mr. King invent it for the story?

    Either way, it's a cool story.
     
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  2. days be strange

    days be strange Trapped here. Send help. They won't let me leave.

    I always thought it was a made up term.
     
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  3. ghost19

    ghost19 ..."I aim with my eye."...

    It's a very real term......right up there with chocolate summer, raspberry fall, and snozberry winter.......:)
     
  4. Out of Order

    Out of Order Happy Halloween!


     
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  5. doowopgirl

    doowopgirl very avid fan

    Slightly dissappointed. I really like the story though. It was a forgotten pleasure. Ah well.
     
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  6. bryantburnette

    bryantburnette Active Member

    There are two "z"s in snozzberry.
     
  7. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    This kitty looks like my jackson, minus half a mustache.
     
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  8. Ben.

    Ben. Active Member

    It's kind of strange - whenever I read anything about Strawberry Spring, I'm always reminded of how for years I thought that the Coldplay song Strawberry Swing had the same name as King's story. In one of his Pop of King articles, King reviews the album it's on and I wonder if he misread it as well? /random tidbit
     
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  9. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...it is now part of the "urban Dictionary" so it just HAS to be a real term...
     
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  10. Autumn Gust

    Autumn Gust Well-Known Member

    In a somewhat related vein… the Full Strawberry Moon is the name given to the full moon in June.
     
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  11. jacobtlong

    jacobtlong The Nerdiest Member

    Snozzberry Spring sounds like a much more believable real life term. Although perhaps not as appetizing.
     
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  12. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord

    Can it be Watermelon Spring?:watermelon:
     
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  13. KINGSMAN129

    KINGSMAN129 Well-Known Member

    I'm UNSURE, however I do KNOW that BLACKBERRY WINTER is indeed a REAL THING! :)
     
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  14. KINGSMAN129

    KINGSMAN129 Well-Known Member

    I LOVED Strawberry Spring, and I would love to see it made into a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! It's FUNNY, I always WANT to REFER to it as SPRING HEEL JACK! :)
     
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  15. Chuggs

    Chuggs Well-Known Member

    It sounds like a term that "old timers" would say. I always thought it was a real thing. Interesting...
     
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