Re: Re: Maize & corn(y) timelines?

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mwebster
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Yes, Jamie is correct – the British called 'wheat' 'corn' before American maize arrived, and this confine still exists. For example, when Gibbon talks of Roman 'corn riots' he means wheat.

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