In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


Why You Don't Fit In

The Key Root for this column: None

Minor Roots: None

Words and Phrases List

Bergen, Edgar, Dweeb, geek, jerk, McCarthy, Charlie, nerd, oddball, policy wonk, wonk, Seuss, Dr.

Thoughts for Today

  1. Are these terms derogatory? Why do people feel comfortable using them?
  2. Do you know people who fit these definitions?
  3. How are they treated in school, by teachers, or their fellow students?
  4. What does it mean to be a well-rounded individual?
  5. Do you know any? Are you one? Do you want to be one?