In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

Behind That Bunk and Hokum

The Key Root for this column: None

List of Words and Phrases

bunk, hoax, and hokum

Thoughts for Today

  1. Make a list of synonyms for bunk and hokum
  2. Do you and your friends have your own terms for such stuff?
  3. What does the author mean by his comment that "bunk" and "hokum went on to become the hallmarks of elected officials everywhere?"
  4. Give examples of bunk and hokum as practiced at your school.
  5. Give other examples derived from your experiences with your friends, foes, and family.