There are approximately 600,000 words in the English language. Yet a Dec 2015 update to the OED online reveals that, even when disregarding archaic nouns and verbs, only a tiny fraction of this 600,000 is commonly used.
Many of Adam’s collages from this period marry images of society women with various, often fright-inducing creatures which in their juxtaposition create a psychological dichotomy of public versus private desires amidst expectations of beauty and femininity.
In the 1950s, the Adams sisters shifted from their childhood practice of scrapbooking and bookmaking to a collaborative collage project—focused on representations of women in the media, witchcraft and magic, and their homeland of Scotland.
Some people confuse all our talk of melting pots for the ingredients, not the final product. But it is the resulting mush, packaged and frozen and shipped out to all two-hundred-fifty locations, that we celebrate.