In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

The Origins of Mumbo Jumbo

The Key Root for this column: None

Minor Roots: None

Words and Phrases List

mumbo jumbo

Thoughts for Today

  1. What's mumbo jumbo to you?
  2. Why do people engage in mumbo jumbo?
  3. How might you best respond to it?
  4. Can you find a moral in the story of the origin of the phrase?
  5. Locate a mumbo-jumbo free zone in our society.