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Re: CHAT: Strawberry (was Re: Lexical Relatedness Morphology (wa Re: [Conlangs-Conf] Conference Overview))

From:David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Monday, May 8, 2006, 9:41
Philip wrote:
Careful -- the "they're grown in straw" etymology theory is one
theory, but there are others;

Oh, I know now!  See Arthaey's message regarding the etymology
of strawberry.  There's a section on it in the Wikipedia entry for

Quite frankly, I think I was happier when I thought the "straw"
in "strawberry" didn't refer to anything at all.  Now I'll never be
able to go my town's Strawberry Festival without thinking about
where that "straw" came from.  ;)  I think it'd be hilarious if the
first guy to grow them was named Harold Straw, and he sought
to brand his berries...

"A male love inevivi i'ala'i oku i ue pokulu'ume o heki a."
"No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn."

-Jim Morrison


Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>