In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Making Your Life More Exciting

The Key Roots for this column: Old English Þurlian, Þiurle, and thirl, "to run or pierce a sharp–pointed instrument through or into (a body), perforating or creating a hole in it."

Words and Phrases List

thrill, thrilling, thriller, nostril, cheap thrill

Thoughts for Today

  1. What's the most thrilling thing that ever happened to you?
  2. Are thrills lasting?
  3. How important are they in your life?
  4. What do you mean by cheap thrills? Are there any other kind?
  5. What's the upside of thrills? Their downside?