[Loadstone] Loadstone vs. Lodestone

Christopher Maule-Oatway c.maule at ntlworld.com
Sat Nov 24 01:06:06 GMT 2007

Hello Dave,

You raise an interesting point concerning lodestone versus loadstone.

Would you please explain to the list why you have changed the 
spelling of 'navigational' to 'navagational' - big grin!



At 10:47 23/11/2007 -0800, you wrote:
>Perhaps an impertinent question, but I grew up with the spelling of the
>iron-laden ore stone being spelled L O D E S T O N E. I have just realized
>that your product is spelled L O A D S T O N E.
>Why is that, since I presume that the idea is to convey the navagational
>aspects of your product vis-a-vis a compass and magnetics?

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