In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

Getting Close to Others

The Key Roots for this column: Latin com, "with," and panis, "bread; Anglo-Saxon freon, "to love."

Words and Phrases List

buddy, friend, company, companion, accompany, accompaniment, pantry

Thoughts for Today

  1. Describe your best friend.
  2. Why do you hang together?
  3. Do you use the phrase, "just friends?" What does it mean to you?
  4. What does it mean to be a "friend" on Facebook?
  5. How do you make friends? Why do you think we say "make" rather than "be?"