MSNBC headline via Slashdot

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 5 17:57:33 UTC 2012

"Huge Pumice _Rock_ 'Island' Seen Floating In South Pacific"

Not in the OED. Which is not to suggest that, IMO, it ought to be.
I've enjoyed a satisfactory relationship with "pumice _stone_" since
at least 1425.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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