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Roger D Smith D.M.D., with more on: A Turn

Roger D Smith DMD writes:
Ed: I often went in the 50's to the mill (now M&W) with my GrandPa Sneed with a wagon full of corn that he called a "turn." I always understood that it would be turned into corn meal or turned into a trade for flour. Sometimes we would get it shelled for the animals. There was always a trade of raw product for services. I think it was just a term used for changing the raw product that was "turned" into a needed usable one. This "turn" was to barter instead of exchanging money. In this area we sometimes use shortened phrases or word meanings to suit our needs. Just my humble opinion. --Roger D Smith DMD
Comments re article 76736 Dave Rosenbaum Why was it called A Turn of Corn

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