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smorgasbord (SMOR-guhs-bord) noun
1. A buffet featuring various dishes, such as hors d'oeuvres, salads, etc.
2. A medley or miscellany.
[From Swedish Smörgåsbord, from smörgås (bread and butter), from smör (butter) + gås (goose, lump of butter) + bord (table).]
"The line-up has been settled for next month's Women in Voice season,
with Katie Noonan from George making her first appearance at Brisbane's
annual smorgasbord of music and cabaret."
"Indeed this is a smorgasbord in which there is a comparison (and
contrast) between Mexican and Indian artists and their reaction to
This week's theme: words `borrowed' from other languages.
Compassion is the basis of morality. -Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (1788-1860)