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
>> (though perhaps not coined by him?). It's not culinary but is
>> 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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