Corn (and Riggs)

Ian McHaffie

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The poem includes the words =B3corn riggs and barley riggs=B2, which
would suggests that they were two different kinds of grain.

Isn=B9t it likely that the =B3corn riggs=B2 were oats?

Ian McHaffie
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>Burns' corn riggs would almost certainly have been barley.
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>Peter Hastings
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>Edinburgh
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>ps On a Thanksgiving note, Britain has always been well supplied with
>turkeys, mainly in the judiciary, sports and politics.
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