laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Oct 9 14:19:34 UTC 2002
At 8:33 AM -0400 10/9/02, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
> I've been reading through some vegetarian magazines. From VEGETARIAN
>TIMES (www.vegetariantimes.com), October 2002, pg. 63:
>... Confusion may have arisen because the African word, _nyami_ or _unyam_
>(which means "to eat") was used by slaves to refer to the sweet potatoes
>being grown by Colonial settlers.
I always love it when they say that. Now what was the European word
for "to eat" again? And the Asian word for "sweet potato"?
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