Re: [Cz-L] Words...

From: Bruce Reisch <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:03:51 -0400
To: Czernowitz Genealogy and History digest <>
Reply-to: Bruce Reisch <>

At 21:51 +0200 6/25/08, E. & G. Weissmann wrote:
>Romanians called it "MAMALIGA", the Italians call it "polenta",
>etc. Maize flour, cornflour used for many centuries, in the
>countries where corn was plentyful -

Corn hasn't been grown in Europe for too many centuries. It's a New
World crop, domesticated by Native Americans, and not reaching Europe
until the late 15th and early 16th century. I'm not trying to split
hairs, but just add a bit of accuracy to your statement. :-)


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