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the cake of custom

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  • Interesting phrase!

    April 28, 2008

  • "Bagehot also wrote Physics and Politics (1872), in which he coined the still-current expression, "the cake of custom," to describe the tension between social institutions and innovations."

    Wikipedia, Walter Bagehot

    April 27, 2008