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Yet another exciting grammar question, this time involving the word "mircocosm"

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Clever username, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Is it "a microcosm of ..." or "a microcosm for ..."?

    I feel dumb today.
  2. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    It's a part of a bigger whole, not an equivalent.
  3. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Bless you. That's what I have and was certain of, until I started doubting myself. Then my whole world fell apart for a few minutes there. I'm much better now.
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