Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Sun May 8 11:49:52 UTC 2011

Wilson, hominy is made of grains of corn soaked in lye to remove the hull.  Yum.


From: American Dialect Society [ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] on behalf of Wilson Gray [hwgray at GMAIL.COM]
Sent: Saturday, May 07, 2011 4:51 PM

* * * Apparently, among other things, the olives have to be
steeped in a lye solution for a certain length of time.

WTF?!  How did it ever occur to anyone to soak a foodstuff in lye?

Really, y'all,



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