Those Corny Hungarians! :o)

“I’m as corny as Kansas in August!” Such go Oscar Hammerstein’s famous lyrics from the classic American musical South Pacific. Well, those words might just as well be in the Hungarian national anthem!

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After passing the food stalls, I entered the flea market area. And guess what the first thing I saw was. A pitcher — in the shape of CORN!

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My new Hungarian corn pitcher. Of course I had to buy it!

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