Towing the Lion

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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Wixenstyx » 21 Jul 2019, 09:22

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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Post by Warren » 21 Jul 2019, 10:12

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Jadagul » 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.

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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Warren » 21 Jul 2019, 20:37

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by D.A. Ridgely » 21 Jul 2019, 20:59

Actually, that only refers to the first stone. After that, go for it.

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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by lunchstealer » 22 Jul 2019, 05:00

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 01 Sep 2019, 11:54

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 04 Sep 2019, 23:53

"My co-worker lied and painted me in a negative light, just to save her own hyde."
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Aresen » 04 Sep 2019, 23:58

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Andrew » 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.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Warren » 05 Sep 2019, 09:09

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 06 Sep 2019, 16:35

"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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Post by Warren » 06 Sep 2019, 23:02

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Warren » 07 Sep 2019, 20:48

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."
That's what makes you a great American.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Aresen » 07 Sep 2019, 21:22

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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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 08 Sep 2019, 15:14

Ellie wrote:
13 Jul 2019, 09:32
I joined a wig group on Facebook and it is surprising and hilarious how very very many times people typo while talking about it.

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I really like the wog on the left
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