Key Root for this column
Words and Phrases List
Doing a number on someone, buck, passing the buck, the short end of the stick, Harry Truman
Thoughts for Today
- What does it feel like to "do a number on someone?" What does it feel like to have it done on you?
- What's the attraction of "passing the buck?"
- Do you tend to be a "buck passer?"
- How do you tend to respond when "the buck is passed to you?"
- What did President Truman mean by "the buck stops here?"