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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 04:15 PM

The truth about corn

It's actually called "Maize":

"Maize" is preferred in formal and scientific usage because it refers specifically to this one grain, unlike "corn", which has a complex variety of meanings that vary by context and geographic region. However, in bulk-trading, people use "corn" only to refer to maize."


Just in case you were wondering; I know I was.

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tabatha Jun 2012 #1

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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 04:34 PM

1. Yep.

We called it maize, mealie and corn. Corn when canned as "sweet corn".

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