Michael Wiik wrote:
> Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > Now, corn, up until 500 years ago was completely unknown to anyone but Native
> > Americans and Llamas. Caucasoid, African, Asian and even Australian and
> > polynesian people have had no experience with it prior to that.
> I'm no agricultural history expert, but weren't there corn riots in
> ancient Rome?
"Corn" was a generic term for any grain seed- ie, barleycorn. The
"corn" rioted over was wheat.
-- Doug Jones Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace http://www.xcor-aerospace.com
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