In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Becoming Properly Informed

The Key Root for this column: Latin, forma, "shape."

Words and Phrases List

Conform, deform, form, formal, formation, formula, formulate, inform, information, perform, reform, uniform

Minor roots: Latin salire, "to leap or bound"

Words and Phrases List

Consult, consultation, desultory, insult, result, resilient

Others: ballyhoo, garble,

Thoughts for Today

  1. Do you know any synonyms for ballyhoo?
  2. What is your major source for news?
  3. How often do you use it?
  4. What is your take on the Media and how it presents what is new and important in the world?
  5. Does the Media have credibility with you? If not, why not?