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Amond vs Almond: a California Colloquialism in a Nutshell

Early California immigrant almond farmers, who were predominantly European, settled in pockets according to their ethnicity/family/friends. They used their native word for almond until they began speaking more English. Some of the farmers may have kept their native word, or combined it with the English “almond” to create a slang word for it. Continue reading

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Chico State Farm

I came across this old edition of The Harvest, CSU Chico’s College of Agriculture Magazine, in my files a few weeks ago, so I thought I’d throw it on here. This issue from 2012 highlights the new additions to the Chico State Farm … Continue reading

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