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    Default What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    Moreover, in order to keep your message readable, use stone lard capitalization and spelling.
    What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?
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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    It's meaningless. Where did you find it?

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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    I wonder if it was supposed to be "stone hard" with some sort of implied meaning of "rock solid"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    I googled the phrase, and had several hits - all questions in various forums about its meaning. Nobody seems to be prepared to quote an original source for it.

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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    Me too. If it was a typo for "hard" there is some irony there.
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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Me too. If it was a typo for "hard" there is some irony there.
    An error in transcription of somebody saying "standard"?

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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    That's a great suggestion. As someone who has had some unexpected "helpful suggestions" from my phone when I mis-type (too often without my even noticing), I can easily seem someone trying to type "standard" but accidentally hitting the space key so that "stan" becomes "stone" (thanks, Autocorrect!) and "dard" becomes "hard"!
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    Default Re: What is stone lard capitalization and spelling?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    An error in transcription of somebody saying "standard"?
    That would definitely work.

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