"ground" vs. "floor"

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 8 23:36:52 UTC 2014

What about basements?  Subterranean.  I recall our first house having
a gravel/dirt floor.  Would you spill paint on (A) the ground or (B)
the floor? Guess you can sweep a dirt floor, but not gravel (on the
ground). Questions what cause unrest.

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