Salad bowl

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 14 05:16:37 UTC 2002

At 12:35 PM -0500 1/14/02, pskuhlman at JUNO.COM wrote:
>  > And a third metaphor is the "patchwork quilt," used by Jesse
>>  Jackson
>>  (though perhaps not coined by him?).  It's not culinary but is
>>  quaintly
>>  domestic, with the separate pieces idea.
>I've also heard "mosaic" used this way in New York City.  Someone in the
>public arena (don't recall who) said that New York is not a melting pot,
>but a mosaic.
A wonderful mosaic, in fact--but was it NYC or America in general?  I
haven't tracked down the original cite via google or Nexis yet, but
I'm sure someone has it.  Fred, is it in your Quotations files?


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