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Re: USAGE: glittering gold (was: phat/vet/fat)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Sunday, July 14, 2002, 7:57
Christian Thalmann scripsit:

> Though I find myself wondering about the truth in that statement... > most metals only appear as oxides in nature, but gold as a "noble > metal" is rather chemically inert... "nuggets" are natural > formations, right?
Yes, but they don't *glitter*. You want glittering, go for mica or iron pyrite ("fool's gold"). -- John Cowan I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin