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Old 08-24-2008, 04:55 AM   #58
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
That pointless title change still bugs me. Did they think that American children wouldn't understand the original UK title?
Would many ten year-olds anywhere understand what the 'Philosopher's Stone' referred to?

As it was an alchemical notion, sorcery actually seems more apposite then philosophy imho.
(It's a shame we still call it the 'Philosopher's Stone' - associating a magical rock with philosophy is a bit like associating horoscopes with astronomy. )
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