Sunday, August 28, 2011

Prompt 183: Wheat

Wheat is this week's prompt. Here's the history of the word according to

Wheat is etymologically the ‘white’ grain. The word comes from prehistoric Germanic *khvaitjaz (source also of German weizen, Dutch weit, Swedish hvete, and Danish hvede), which was derived from a variant of the base *khwīt-, source of English white. It alludes to the ‘white’ flour produced by grinding the grain.

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  1. Ummm, sorry, but, where do I add the link?!

  2. I'm so sorry! I had the right date but the wrong time for the inlinkz. It is fixed now!

  3. Ah, I managed it, thanks. Please ignore my first comment.
    And - thanks for the prompt this week. Participating after a long, long time. Can't wait to read other's take on this!
    Have a great weekend, all.

  4. Enjoy your day Sandy !
    Greetings from france,


  5. Sorry, could not write and post anything sooner even though I'm the instigator of this prompt :(