A Conversation for The Strange Case of the Missing 'N'

a norange ?

Post 1

ayrpeeps

Surely it couldn't be a norange.

Such a daft word, i bet nothing would even rhyme with it!

Surely not


a norange ?

Post 2

Icy North

Hi Ayrpeeps and welcome to h2g2 smiley - smiley

It is true that nobody ever called it a norange, but this was only because the N disappeared from the word in French before the fruit reached these shores. Who's to say what we'd be calling it if it hadn't?

smiley - cheers Icy


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