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reesetee commented on the word the cake of custom
April 28, 2008
john commented on the word the cake of custom
"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
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