Melting Pot - meaning
James G. Carrier (jgc5p@UVA.PCMAIL.VIRGINIA.EDU)
Tue, 14 Dec 1993 07:59:14 EST
The penny finally dropped, after decades of hearing and reading about the
The image comes out of metallurgy or foundary work; perhaps alchemy.
Does this not seem a strange place from which to draw an image? Was
metallurgy a more common experience late in the 19th C than it is now?
James G. Carrier
29, University Circle / Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
(804) 971-2983 / firstname.lastname@example.org