First query after vacation

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Tue Sep 9 23:48:33 UTC 2003

> If that's the case, Bloomberg's speech contrasts in an interesting
> way with that of Mario Cuomo, who, as I recall, wasn't afraid to use
> an expressions like "mirabila dictu"!
> O tempora, o mores...

Cuomo, son of immigrants and a kid who grew up in the working class streets
of NYC, could get away with Latin exclamations. He didn't have to sound
folksy; his street creds were well established.

Billionaire Bloomberg, scion of a wealthy Massachusetts family, on the other

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