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  • Yesterday my children went to the forest to pick some mushrooms. After a couple of hours they came back with more than 10 litres of chanterelles. I love chanterelles. So good! I fry them in butter and garlic, put in containers and freeze. They can be used fro anything in wintertime.

    Then I started cleaning the mushrooms and I tell you - what a boring job! Lots of thoughts came to my mind and I started to think about the word ' mushroom' - such an odd word, isn't it? In Estonian 'mushroom' is 'seen'; where the 'e's' are pronounced as [e:]. So, why 'mushroom'? 'Mush' is a word and 'room' is a word...

    (Photo: a bucket full of mushrooms)
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