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The shales are brown to gray, sometimes iron strained hard and splintery.
gt;DON'T TOSS OUT THAT SPLINTERY OLD END TABLE -- REFURBISH IT.
The fracture of green coke occurs in such a way as to preserve the bubble walls, and the coke has a splintery or needle-like appearance.
Teaching You To Swim recalls when McCartney wrote great song, Singer Wanted, Preferably Dead offers splintery crunched rock n roll harmonies as ELO meets Big Star while the title track wouldn't be out of place in a Broadway musical.
It's a far cry from those draughty British beach huts and splintery seats.