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“You don't have legs, Lt. Dan!”

Since: Apr 08

Hometown in Alberta, Canada!

#21 May 25, 2008
Taranis wrote:
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I have picked corn and you do not need to cut anything you do a twist and push and the stalk snaps cleanly.
The reference on that link I posted did mention harvesters using some kind of cutting tool; this may have been to expedite the harvesting process, or it may be that cutting was essential to harvest the 'corn'(or whatever it was), but this is all just me guessing.

(I love it with butter, and a little salt!)
Writing in Paradise

Honolulu, HI

#22 May 25, 2008
RUN_FORREST_RUN wrote:
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The reference on that link I posted did mention harvesters using some kind of cutting tool; this may have been to expedite the harvesting process, or it may be that cutting was essential to harvest the 'corn'(or whatever it was), but this is all just me guessing.
(I love it with butter, and a little salt!)
I swear, this is like handing someone a flashlight and watching them bounce around a dark room anyway because they refuse to turn it on.

I already gave you the answer about the bible and corn.

“You don't have legs, Lt. Dan!”

Since: Apr 08

Hometown in Alberta, Canada!

#23 May 25, 2008
Writing in Paradise wrote:
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I swear, this is like handing someone a flashlight and watching them bounce around a dark room anyway because they refuse to turn it on.
I already gave you the answer about the bible and corn.
I still think my link was more straightforward,(not to mention it had pictures! A guy thing!);

By the way, where's the lightswitch?
Superwit

Chambersburg, PA

#25 Aug 1, 2008
hohohohohohohohohoh lowwits are trying to be superwits hahahahahahahahah
Drew

Noblesville, IN

#26 Jul 11, 2013
Taranis wrote:
Corn is written in scripture, but from what I understand is an Americas plant, brought to Europe after Magellan, why is it in the Bible?
Am I misunderstanding the scientific data?
Because bible events did not take place in the middle east. They took place right here in the Americas.

“Born again atheist”

Since: Jun 12

Melbourne

#27 Jul 11, 2013
Drew wrote:
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Because bible events did not take place in the middle east. They took place right here in the Americas.
Lol

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#28 Jul 11, 2013
Drew wrote:
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Because bible events did not take place in the middle east. They took place right here in the Americas.
Oh my!

“God Loves Ilks!”

Since: Feb 08

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#29 Jul 11, 2013
I had forgotten RUN_FORREST_RUN.

Hope you are doing okay and maybe stop by and say hello sometime, RFR.
Jesus Is

Rowville, Australia

#30 Jul 16, 2013
Taranis wrote:
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corn is written in scripture, but from what I understand is an Americas plant, brought to Europe after Magellan, why is it in the Bible?
Am I misunderstanding the scientific data?
The King James translators were actually referring almost always to either wheat or barley when they used corn to translate various original Hebrew words of the Old Testament, such as:

'daw-gawn'(which means wheat),
'bar'(which means any standing grain, but most often wheat),
'sheh-ber'(which means kernels of grain, usually wheat),

and Greek words of the New Testament, such as:
'spor-ee-mos'(meaning a field of grain),
'stack-oos'(meaning a head of grain),
and 'see-tah'(which means wheat),
little lamb

Perth, Australia

#31 Jul 17, 2013
seeing all humans are related it stands to reason different migrating families would have taken corn with them....as the word 'corn' apparently is used in different countries for different crops..its only been singled out in modern days to mean a 'particular' crop.
Prophet of Jesus Christ

San Antonio, TX

#32 Jul 17, 2013
little lamb wrote:
seeing all humans are related it stands to reason different migrating families would have taken corn with them....as the word 'corn' apparently is used in different countries for different crops..its only been singled out in modern days to mean a 'particular' crop.
Do you believe Jesus is the Arch Angel Micheal?
Cisco Kid

Modesto, CA

#33 Jul 18, 2013
Jesus Is wrote:
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The King James translators were actually referring almost always to either wheat or barley when they used corn to translate various original Hebrew words of the Old Testament, such as:
'daw-gawn'(which means wheat),
'bar'(which means any standing grain, but most often wheat),
'sheh-ber'(which means kernels of grain, usually wheat),
and Greek words of the New Testament, such as:
'spor-ee-mos'(meaning a field of grain),
'stack-oos'(meaning a head of grain),
and 'see-tah'(which means wheat),
When pagan Julius Caesar wrote about his conquest of Gaul and invasion of Britain around 55 BC, he used the word 'corn' to describe grains like wheat, oats or barley.

There was no maize type corn in pre-Columbian Europe, Africa or Asia.
Corn, just like potatoes and tobacco, came from America.

Since: Apr 13

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#34 Oct 24, 2013
MOST translations say "ears of grain" or "stalks of grain", instead of "ears of corn"
madman

Salisbury, NC

#35 Jul 31, 2014
madman

Salisbury, NC

#36 Jul 31, 2014
madman

Salisbury, NC

#37 Jul 31, 2014
Some say corn is old english for wheat or that it means grain or grass but evidence proves other wise!!! Corn In the bible shows you that it is taking place in the Americas!!!! I knw im full of chit!!! WWW.CORN IN THE BIBLE.COM

“Invisible Pink Unicorn”

Since: May 08

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#38 Jul 31, 2014
The word "corn" used to refer to any grain, but especially wheat. When the early English settlers came to the Americas, they needed a word for the new grain that the native Americans ate. They called it "Indian corn," which translated into our common English, meant "Indian grain." The word "Indian" was eventually dropped, and maize is now called "corn." Here is an explanation from a website that has more information:

The process is even more clearly shown in the history of such words as corn and shoe. Corn, in orthodox English, means grain for human consumption, and especially wheat, e. g., the Corn Laws. The earliest settlers, following this usage, gave the name of Indian corn to what the Spaniards, following the Indians themselves, had called ma�z. The term appears in Bradford's "History of Plymouth Plantation" (1647) and in Mourt's "Relation" (1622). But gradually the adjective fell off, and by the middle of the eighteenth century maize was called simply corn and grains in general were called breadstuffs. Thomas Hutchinson, discoursing to George III in 1774, used corn in this restricted sense, speaking of "rye and corn mixed." "What corn?" asked George. "Indian corn," explained Hutchinson, "or, as it is called in authors, maize." (from Changed Meanings, http://www.bartleby.com/185/10.html )

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