In Chinese gardens, the building names are fancy and descriptive. So instead of naming a building after a person, like George Washington Elementary School, the names of the places are things like Pavilion for Smelling the Fragrance of Osmanthus, because you can smell the scent of osmanthus flowers there. What is Osmanthus? It’s a flowering shrub. It looks like this:
Should we have some fun with this? Mix and match these real-live names to make the most elaborate name you want.
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