Stone (alchemy) and working people
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Stone (alchemy) and working people.
This symbol denotes two specific things in two different fields.
In alchemy and early chemistry, it was a sign commonly used to represent stone, while in the British system of hobo signs it indicated that the people who lived at this location were workers and that it was okay to do a large amount of talking.
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A hobo is a migratory worker or homeless vagabond—especially one who is penniless. The term originated in the Western (probably Northwestern) United States around 1890. Unlike "tramps"—who … read more »
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