The history of the rice paddy (or, how a nonsensical term makes sense!)

A reader wrote on one of my blogs the other day. He was most affronted that I used the term rice paddy, and begged me to do my research before I hit the keyboard. It brought a smile to my lips. You see, had he done his research before hitting enter – and posting a … More The history of the rice paddy (or, how a nonsensical term makes sense!)