Melting Pot

Wed, 15 Dec 1993 08:34:52 CDT

I don't know if this has anything to do with early notions of the "melting
pot" metaphor, but in metallurgical melting down, isn't there usually a
"slag" of waste material that must be scraped off the top once the metals
have melted? Does this seem relevant?

Alan Burdette
Bloomington, Indiana
"No Inspiration Will Remain Unpunished"