Tumbling in Albany, NY, USA
Indians consider foreigners dirty," wrote Santha Rama Rau, "because they eat with knives and forks. Bernard Rudofsky, now I lay me down to eat: notes and footnotes on the lost art of living, 1980, 31.
Gone (went) missing is the phrase to use if you dislike subtlety and exactitude, honesty and insight. Use it also if you’re easily influenced, disposed to speak as others speak and think as others think, receptive to every malodorous term that wafts your way. "The Daily Vocabula", September 1, 2014.
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