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Question #45234 posted on 05/24/2008 3:01 a.m.

Dear 100 Hour Board,

How happens it that the base of a corn kernel is apparently impervious to the caustic, corrosive gastric juices of the human stomach?

- Formerly fecular and alliterant

A: Dear Ffaa,

Board Question 36490 does a good job of explaining the process. Fresh corn on the cob is one of my absolute favorite things about summer, so happy eating!