'Rock' meaning 'wear' or 'sport'

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Tue Sep 9 20:43:03 UTC 2008

on 9/9/08 11:24 AM, Charles Doyle at cdoyle at UGA.EDU wrote:

> In any case, it's an interesting principle. It reminds me, though, of what my
> old professor Archibald Hill used to say: "It takes three trees to make a
> row," meaning (au contraire) that merely two instances canNOT be regarded as
> constituting a pattern.
> --Charlie
Perhaps not, though in geometry, two can & do define a line, & three a
plane.....but nevertheless we do have "two in a row" meaning two consecutive

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