The Long Commute
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Uninteresting fact: numero dos:…….
Why is corned beef called corned beef?
Since Anglo-Saxon times any grain, wheat, barley or oats, was known as corn. A salt crystal was of a similar size to these cereals and was used orignally in the preservation of meat, hence corned beef.
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