Inktober 2016: 8. Rock: Rocking Out

The word “rock” (today’s prompt for Inktober) has a pretty strange role in the modern lexicon. As a noun, it refers to a stone, which is immobile and resistant to change. As a verb, it has the opposite meaning — to rock is to shake, to dance to music. So how can a word mean to move and to not move? Why is it so drastically different “to be like a rock” than “to rock”?

Rocking Out

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