In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros

For Only the Hip

The Key Root for this column: None

Minor Roots: None

Words and Phrases List

beats, beatniks, beat generation, bohemians, Dean, James, Ginsburg, Alan, hep, hip, hip cats, Hoffman, Abbie, Kerouac, Jack, Lindner, Robert, Rubin, Jerry, rebel without a cause, yippy, yuppie, Woodstock

Thoughts for Today

  1. Looking back, what do you make of the beatniks and the hippies?
  2. What, if any, contributions did they make?
  3. Are there any counterparts today?
  4. What do you make of the statement, "We are the children our parents warned us against?"
  5. Who are what is "cool" today?