On Fri, 1 Feb 2008 12:38:41 -0600, David Pickett wrote:
> I have never met the stone as a unit of weight in the USA.
My father (born 1903 in Story City Iowa) used it at times, but only for
horses for which he also used the unit "hand." But he was a "horse
man." He was in the calvary, rode turnament dressage, played polo on
the 1930 Army team and had an umpire's license.