Quote: Originally Posted by gumbolo This must be the funniest definition I have ever heard about the origin of sea-island cotton. In case you are US American, there are also other islands outside the US which grow cotton. It makes perfect sense to me. "Sea Island" refers to specific islands, not just any island. It isn't about the origin of long-staple cotton. The term "Sea Island" has now come to mean a long-staple cotton.
4/13/10 at 1:50pm