“Yakinton,” said the woman, the only person in the walking group wearing a sun hat.
“Yakinton?” said the boy with headgear slung round his shoulders. “You mean mackintosh?” he said, looking up at the ominous sky.
“Yakinton is what I mean,” said the woman, pointing to a flower with long, curved, interwoven pink leaves. “Yakinton is Hebrew for this flower. You know what it is in English?”
“Yakinton is hy-yacinth. You hear the connection?”
“Y-yeah,” said the boy with a tone of doubt, after which he promptly covered his ears with the black round disks putting an end to further conversation.
“Youth of today,” said the woman, slowly shaking her head.
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