Meanings of "Throwing stones"
Accusing someone of a crime, possibly originating from the ancient punishment of stoning, were stones were thrown at the accused.
"Throwing stones" in lyrics
<em>buzz</em> = the euphoric sensation felt after taking drugs.[/fn]
A joint was something between bones, and getting really stoned[fn]<em>joint</em> = hashish; spliff.
<em>get stoned</em> = get killed by the crowd by throwing stones. It was a common capital punishment in the Bible, against sinners.
<em>get stoned</em> = get really high after taking drugs, get really drunk, get wasted.[/fn]
Towing the line I watched the host drink all the wine
And now I'm purring for a drop of anything
Throwing stones at your window you turn to me as if it's simple
Why can't you be like the blackbird and sing?
We're pelting bricks at them
For this, one doesn't need to go out on the streets
How very fortunate, that we're living in a glass house[fn] I think the proverb about throwing stones and living in a glass house is known in English, too...[/fn]