What's in your silo?

Rick Kennerly 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.


:-----Original Message-----
:From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
:Of Beverly Flanigan
:Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 12:06
:Subject: Re: What's in your silo?
:Must be sorghum, right?  And soy would be shipped out as soybeans,
:I assume.
: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
:would have
:Beverly Olson Flanigan         Department of Linguistics
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