Carbon copy of the real thing
Has no Bragg angles.
Try squeezing it really, really tightly.
“Hey, you knew I was a coal miner’s son from the moment we met at the adit.
This marriage is off to a rocky start.
A “diamond” that rough cannot be flawless.
Honey, you’re a diamond rough too.
Thanks a lump.
Or a big piece of something.
I guess he’s saying that if she can turn up the heat and pressure on that piece of coal as she’s been doing to him to propose, then she should have a diamond by the time they get married. :)
Sigh. Despite what we learned in the Silver Age Superman comics, diamonds didn’t start out as lumps of coal. Nothing quite like humor based on ignorance.
Well, he also said the more you wear it the shinier it gets…
And it only cost him $1000.
Tell her to sit on it.
Coal is organic carbon. Diamonds are inorganic carbon.
“In the rough”, sure. “Flawless?” – a couple of million years to early to tell.
He couldn’t take the heat or handle the pressure of getting a real diamond.
Wulff & Morgenthaler