Posted by ESC on December 11, 2000
In Reply to: salt of the Earth posted by Ursula on December 11, 2000
: I know this is a phrase from the Bible. However,
: what does it mean when someone refers to an individual as being "salt of the Earth?"
My explanation: The "salt of the earth" are the multitude of common, decent hard-working folk. "Everyday" people, unsung heroes. They are vital to our communities. (I think I just made a political speech.)