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To: Palter

These guys might be about to make fools of themselves. Chert was used for ballast. It was also used to pave roads. For all they know, it could have washed out to sea in a nor’easter back during the depression, or was dumped by a ship during the Civil War.


10 posted on 05/10/2010 3:41:31 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry
"These guys might be about to make fools of themselves. Chert was used for ballast. It was also used to pave roads. For all they know, it could have washed out to sea in a nor’easter back during the depression, or was dumped by a ship during the Civil War."

Or, it was dropped overboard by Indians say, 600 years ago while they were out fishing, geeze.

17 posted on 05/10/2010 6:53:15 PM PDT by blam
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