Towing the Lion

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Aresen wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 21:45
Warren wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 19:44
Dangerman wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 19:33
Well, set in stone makes sense, but you don't cast stone, you cast metal or concrete.
But set in stone is still wrong because 'permanency' is the intended concept.
I believe 'set in stone' comes from the time when permanent works were stones set in place, either shaped to fit the form or stones held together with mortar.
https://grammarist.com/idiom/carved-in- ... -in-stone/ <-- This site likens 'set in stone' to 'carved in stone' and 'written in stone', but they don't seem to explain why they're the same other than that we tend to use all three phrases to mean the same thing.
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Kolohe wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 23:26
Dangerman wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 19:33
Well, set in stone makes sense, but you don't cast stone, you cast metal or concrete.
Or cast spells. Or in Brooklyn, cast The Nets.
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Dangerman wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 19:33
Well, set in stone makes sense, but you don't cast stone
Unless you're without sin, anyway.

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Jadagul wrote:
21 Jul 2019, 20:35
Dangerman wrote:
20 Jul 2019, 19:33
Well, set in stone makes sense, but you don't cast stone
Unless you're without sin, anyway.
Well played old bean.
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Actually, that only refers to the first stone. After that, go for it.

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Wixenstyx wrote:Is 'It's not set in stone' in the same vein? If so, I'm guilty of that one.
I use this formulation, too.
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Somebody on Twitter: *tweets about going to an LSU game and having racist comments yelled at her by another attendee*

Somebody else replying: "@LSU Please take this student's allocations seriously!"
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"My co-worker lied and painted me in a negative light, just to save her own hyde."
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Ellie wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 23:53
"My co-worker lied and painted me in a negative light, just to save her own hyde."
Dr. Jekyll would like a word with her.
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Ellie wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 23:53
"My co-worker lied and painted me in a negative light, just to save her own hyde."
Maybe the coworker is a nauga.
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Andrew wrote:
05 Sep 2019, 08:07
Ellie wrote:
04 Sep 2019, 23:53
"My co-worker lied and painted me in a negative light, just to save her own hyde."
Maybe the coworker is a nauga.
I'm skeptical, but you could persuede me.
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"When I broke up with him, he was devastated. I think he still is. He wants to get back together. He’s tried a few grand jesters over the past 18 months."
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Ellie wrote:
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"When I broke up with him, he was devastated. I think he still is. He wants to get back together. He’s tried a few grand jesters over the past 18 months."
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"My car just failed inspection because I had glided into a poll and knocked my headlight out of alignment."
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Ellie wrote:
07 Sep 2019, 16:35
"My car just failed inspection because I had glided into a poll and knocked my headlight out of alignment."
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Ellie wrote:
07 Sep 2019, 16:35
"My car just failed inspection because I had glided into a poll and knocked my headlight out of alignment."
So, it's 4 years too late, but we have flying cars after all?
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Ellie wrote:
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I joined a wig group on Facebook and it is surprising and hilarious how very very many times people typo while talking about it.

What kind of shampoo should I use on my wogs?
I really like the wog on the left
You have to buy from a reliable wog manufacturer
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Bus for sale:
Runs and drives perfect, transmission shifts perfect. Ice cold AC in rear. Heat front and rear. Child restaurants.
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Ellie wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:38
Bus for sale:
Runs and drives perfect, transmission shifts perfect. Ice cold AC in rear. Heat front and rear. Child restaurants.
Are Child restaurants places where children eat or places where they are eaten?
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Aresen wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:49
Ellie wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:38
Bus for sale:
Runs and drives perfect, transmission shifts perfect. Ice cold AC in rear. Heat front and rear. Child restaurants.
Are Child restaurants places where children eat or places where they are eaten?
Depends on whether you're able to pay the bill.
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Hugh Akston wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:52
Aresen wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:49
Ellie wrote:
17 Jan 2020, 14:38
Bus for sale:
Runs and drives perfect, transmission shifts perfect. Ice cold AC in rear. Heat front and rear. Child restaurants.
Are Child restaurants places where children eat or places where they are eaten?
Depends on whether you're able to pay the bill.
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Well that's better than the Soylent Green Line.
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A revenge killer with a pension for poetic justice.

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Kolohe wrote:
04 Feb 2020, 13:43
A revenge killer with a pension for poetic justice.

Tune in to an all-new #ProdigalSon tomorrow at 9/8c on @Foxtv. https://t.co/hVBzfqvwTN
Damn, you mean I could be receiving a lifetime income if I'd just offed the SOBs?
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I should be able to write at least a scene or two of that show. If I didn’t feel like influenza infested monkey ass.

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