06 June 2013

mushroom is perini

perini = mushroom (noun) (some things Google found for "perini": a common term; an uncommon last name that can be Italian; Tutor Perini Corporation (formerly Perini Corporation) is a large general contractor in the USA; Perini Navi is an Italian shipyard that builds luxury sailing yachts; Perini Ranch Steakhouse in Texas; a rare first name; Perini Sivatandavam or Perini Thandavam is an ancient dance form from South India)

Word derivation for "mushroom" :
Basque = perretxiko, Finnish = sieni
Miresua = perini

I mixed this word up at the last minute. Alice encounters an oversized mushroom in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. She learns from the Caterpillar that nibbling a piece of mushroom from "one side will make you grow taller, and the other side will make you grow shorter."

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