In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Sheepish Behavior

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

  1. Are there any black sheep among the people you know?
  2. What things are you most sheepish about?
  3. What things are most integral to your life? What makes them so?
  4. Do we live in a fully integrated society? What are the benefits/downsides of the integration of diverse people into our culture?
  5. What, if any, bellwethers do you look to for guidance in making your decisions?