In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Your Physician's Background

The Key Root for this column:
Latin: the Latin docere, doctum, "to lead or teach;" pati, passus, "to suffer, feel, endure, or permit"

Words and Phrases List

docile, doctor, doctorate, doctoring, doctrine, document, indoctrinate, indoctrination, passion, passive, patience, patient

knee-jerk response, bill of health (clean and foul)

Thoughts for Today

  1. What makes for a good doctor?
  2. Do you show special respect for a person holding a doctorate? If so, why?
  3. Have you ever doctored anything? Any regrets for having done so?
  4. What are some of the major doctrines of our culture?
  5. What is the source(s) of most of your indoctrination?