In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

Dealing Directly with People

The Key Root for this column: Latin facies, "form, face, aspect"

Words and Phrases List

Face, facial, facet, multi-faceted, prima facie

Face to face, face value, fessing up, keeping a straight face, getting in someone's face, facing them down, slap in the face, lose face, save face, do an about face, put a fresh face on things

Thoughts for Today

  1. How much of your communications are face to face?
  2. Does Facebook and texting cut down on face to face conversations?
  3. Is that a good thing, a bad thing, or a no thing?
  4. What do you generally do when someone gets in your face?
  5. Is it important for you to save face when losing an argument?