We just can't get away from food... (was: Re: Mordion/Tess)

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Mon Mar 20 07:52:31 EST 2000


On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Sally Odgers wrote:

> BTW, what are hominy and grits? Sound 'orrid.

>From the same source as the cornpone definition:

   hom-i-ny
     n. Hulled and dried kernels of corn, prepared as food by boiling.
   [Short for Virginia Algonquian uskatahomen.] 


And grits is ground hominy, apparently.

See also http://www.letsfindout.com/subjects/america/grits.html

Paul
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