The Key Root for this column: Latin, gregius, from grex, greg, "flock, herd, drove, swarm"
Minor Roots: Latin, ex, "out"
Words and Phrases List
aggregate, aggregation, congregate, egregious, gregarious, integrate, integral, integration, segregate, segregation, bellwether, black sheep, sheepish
Thoughts for Today
- Are there any black sheep among the people you know?
- What things are you most sheepish about?
- What things are most integral to your life? What makes them so?
- Do we live in a fully integrated society? What are the benefits/downsides of the integration of diverse people into our culture?
- What, if any, bellwethers do you look to for guidance in making your decisions?