Thoughts about plants, games, King Arthur, and direct eye contact on public transportation.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Origins of Cereal
Once you see it, it can be surprising that you haven't noticed before. 'Cereal' comes from the name of the Roman goddess Ceres (Greek Demeter). Agriculture, especially the growing of grain, was Ceres' domain. The Latin word 'cerealis' roughly means 'something related to Ceres'.