rocks and stones
JMB at STRADLEY.COM
Wed Nov 19 17:59:48 UTC 2003
Not so. I've skipped many a rock. To me, rock is the default form, although I might refer to a smooth, rounded rock as a stone. Of course, I use stone in standard phrases such as "stone wall" and "people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones."
From: sagehen [mailto:sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM]
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 12:57 PM
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Subject: Re: rocks and stones
....and you can only skip stones.
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