CHAT: corn (was: [CHAT] Aussie terminology question)
|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 7:26|
On Monday, February 7, 2005, at 10:20 , Philip Newton wrote:
> I daresay that "a cornfield" would be interpreted as a field of wheat
> in England,
I would be :)
A field of maize is, well, just a field of maize.
> but not having lived there, I cannot say that for certain.
Anything is possible in the fabulous Celtic twilight,
which is not so much a twilight of the gods
as of the reason." [JRRT, "English and Welsh" ]