The Indians of New England and also early settlers sometimes called corn "Maize."
> From: JLG21447@aol.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Corn vs. Maize
> Date: Thursday, June 01, 2000 1:04 PM
> Living in Nebraska, which for those of you who don't know is in the center of
> the United States, I've NEVER heard corn called maize here by anyone,
> especially those who grow it. When I read that it was referred to as maize in
> North America, I wondered which part. Certainly not where I live.
> Johnnye St. Clair-Gerhardt
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