The Key Root for this column: None
List of Words and Phrases
bunk, hoax, and hokum
Thoughts for Today
- Make a list of synonyms for bunk and hokum
- Do you and your friends have your own terms for such stuff?
- What does the author mean by his comment that "bunk" and "hokum went on to become the hallmarks of elected officials everywhere?"
- Give examples of bunk and hokum as practiced at your school.
- Give other examples derived from your experiences with your friends, foes, and family.