What's in your silo?
rick at MOUSEHERDER.COM
Thu May 9 21:43:13 UTC 2002
Now that you mention it, I guess so. Soy is soybean. We also had milo, a
kind of sorghum that was shorter with darker heads.
:From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
:Of Beverly Flanigan
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:Subject: Re: What's in your silo?
:Must be sorghum, right? And soy would be shipped out as soybeans,
:At 11:44 AM 5/9/02 -0400, you wrote:
:>Is "sorgram" a regionalism?
:>On Wed, 8 May 2002, Rick Kennerly wrote:
:> > During my childhood in the 50s, we had grain silos and hay
:barns in North
:> > Texas. What soy or sorgram that got shipped out in those days
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