In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


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The Key Root for this column:

Latin tortura "twisting, torment," from the Latin torquere "to twist,"

Words and Phrases List

jeopardy, quiz, enhanced interrogation, torture

Thoughts for Today

  1. What do you think about the people who are big winners on quiz shows? Are they special? How so?
  2. What special skills and talents do they have? How do you think they acquired those skills? Would you like to have them? If so, what would you do with them?
  3. What is trivia? Do you happen to have a special knowledge of trivia? How do you use trivia?
  4. How important is it to know a little about a lot of things?
  5. What do you know about enhanced interrogation? What do you think about it? What are the rights and wrongs of the practice?
  6. How is the phrase a euphemism?