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Re: bone folders
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- Subject: Re: bone folders
- From: "Rodney Fry 01276 64566 x4151; GNET *821" <rod.fry@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 12 Jun 1997 18:29:34 +0000
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>People who have studied with Walter Hamady pick up his use of > the term
>"folding bone"--if you hear someone use this term you can probably > trace
>their (educational) lineage back to Wisconsin.
>Guilty as charged- I have to make a conscious effort to say bone folder (it
>isn't, after all, for folding bones) But it had never occurred that it was
>from Walter that I picked this up! Glad to see you're still in WI, Tracy.
>Greetings from Newfoundland! Tara Bryan
A little bit like "walking stick" and "walking-stick" - one is a stick that
walks, the other is to help someone walking over rough ground or whatever. A
"folding-bone" would be quite reasonable it seems to me!
[See p.284, Fowler's "The King's English", Oxford.]