Quote from a counted cross-stitch picture given to my father.
***I haven't posted one these in while, probably because I haven't come across a word that's really intrigued me. The other day while doing the New York cross-word puzzle I was presented with a word I'd never heard of. There are a lot of words I never heard of, but this one had so much character, so much possibility, I had to look it up.
1. A salad plate of meats, eggs and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and drizzled with salad dressing
3. An art club in New York City, established in 1871?
It is, in actuality, all of these things. You can find out more about the Salmagundi Club HERE.
Salmagundi means: 1.) a salad plate of chopped meats, anchovies, eggs, and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and dressed with a salad dressing. 2.) a heterogeneous mixture
It comes from the French word, salmigondis meaning (I LOVE this) a disparate assembly of things, ideas or people, forming an incoherent whole.
I keep thinking there's a story in this word, more particularly, a character. Her name would be: