[Ads-l] stumbling stone

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Fri Dec 15 10:20:33 EST 2017

Looks like possible influence from German, where the word for "stumbling block" is "Stolperstein" (literally "stumble stone")

Gerald Cohen

Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote
(Friday, December 15, 2017 7:06 AM):

A farmer in Kentucky tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that too many people are
putting "stumbling stones" in the path of the president.


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