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In a message dated 11/23/00 5:47:58 PM Eastern Standard Time,=20
xxx.xxxxxx@xxxx.xxxxxxxxxx.xxx writes:

<< If I remember the geography maps of my schoolday correctly, corn=20
could only be grown in the south of UK as it needs too much sun to=20
ripen in the north. It was ground into a rough flour for corn bread=20
(full of roughage) or finer to make an additional 'filler' for some=20
kinds of cooking. Like gravy. >>

--- I'm not an expert on this subject, though I do believe you are correct.=20=
I=20
think the same thing applies to wine as well, i.e., the grapes can only be=20
grown in the south of England. Perhaps someone from the UK knows for sure?

s/RBJ

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