Talk:Flint Cragley

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Isn't it more likely that his name is derived from flint- a black type of chert, which is/was the hard, microcrystalline quartz commonly used in spear- and arrow-heads by various peoples throughout human history due to its incredible hardness and difficulty in breaking?

I mean, the definition of 'flint' you use- relating to fire-starting- was actually derived, ultimately, from the same source- when flint is struck upon iron, it creates a spark, which is still a reliable method to start a fire without matches. Hence, they used the term 'flint' for those kinds of striking fire-starters.

Either way, just wanted to make sure I didn't step on anyone's toes before editing that trivia section, inconsequential though it is. Dinosaur bob 22:04, 5 March 2009 (EST)

You're perfectly correct: edit away! If you worry about people second-guessing you, try adding links to the corresponding Wikipedia article to back your information. Just type [[Wikipedia:XYZ|XYZ]] and it works like a normal link (only a different colour). - Walkazo 22:20, 5 March 2009 (EST)