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  • Also tail-corn. Imperfect kernels of wheat which must be culled and separated from the mass destined for the commercial market, but that are suitable for home use.

    October 2, 2009

  • Name of a column in the British agricultural quarterly The Countryman wherein readers were offered one guinea if their reporting of truly overheard rural speech were printed. See gribbling for one such entry that won the one-guinea prize.

    One-word anagrams of tail corn, courtesy of Wordnik: contrail, cilantro.

    October 2, 2009