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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:49
AUTHOR:Carl N. Degler (1921–  )
QUOTATION:The metaphor of the melting pot is unfortunate and misleading. A more accurate analogy would be a salad bowl, for, though the salad is an entity, the lettuce can still be distinguished from the chicory, the tomatoes from the cabbage.
ATTRIBUTION:CARL N. DEGLER, Out of Our Past: The Forces That Shaped Modern America, rev. ed., chapter 10, section 4, p. 296 (1970).
SUBJECTS:America
 
 
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