Nothing is locked in stone

A hospital nurse was talking to a relative of the patient about the patient’s condition and outlook for improvement. This is a congruent conflation of “set/carved in stone” and “locked in”, both meaning firmly committed or decided. A big thanks to Anthony Kovacs for hearing this one and sending it in.



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