In So Many Words

Books of Educational and Informational Comics from Larry Paros


Book IV: Hooking Up (Relationships)

Thrills and Chills

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Key Root 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."

Minor Roots


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?