Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 00:05:51 -0400

From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: origin of the WORD "corn"

The word CORN did NOT originate in Iowa. The word CORN is an English word


Indo-European origin

I am rendered speechless by the power of your erudite rebuttal. The only

feeble defense I can offer is that I was merely passing on what my


had told me.

Not so "erudite"--I merely passed on what is available (to grandmothers and

grandsons) in any desktop dictionary.