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Re: Italian proverb

Posted by Barney on November 19, 2002

In Reply to: Re: Italian proverb posted by Shae on November 18, 2002

: : can anyone explain the meaning of "you can't get blood out of a stone" please?
: : Thankyou
: : Sandy

: See the discussion in the archives. http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/4/messages/791.html

This can't be an Italian proverb since the Roman Catholic Church has been succeeding in this endeavour for well nigh 1,700 years.