In So Many Words

Books of Educational and Informational Comics from Larry Paros


Book VII: Off to Work We Go (Employment)

Getting Down To It

Graphics Text Extras

Key Root for this column

Latin: metus, "fear," "dread", "anxiety."

Latin: fastidiosus, "disdainful" or "squeamish", from fastus, "contempt."

Minor Roots


Words and Phrases List

meticulous, fastidious

Thoughts for Today

  1. When do you tend to get down to the "nitty-gritty?"
  2. Do you consider yourself a meticulous person?
  3. About which things are you most meticulous?
  4. Do you ever become too fastidious? About what?
  5. Do you like people who are meticulous? Or just about certain things? Which aspects of being meticulous put you off most?