I first heard the phrase “latent potential” in a book by Richard Dawkins. He was writing about evolutionary adaptations.
Kathleen received this gift the other day:
According to the people who made it, and the people who gave it, and the person who received it, this is allegedly a mortar and pestle. A very cool one.
I took one look at it and I saw right away what any bocce player would see. That ain’t no grinding device. It’s a pauline holder. A very cool one.