In So Many Words

Books of Educational and Informational Comics from Larry Paros


Book X: One Nation... (Politics)

Bagging It

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Key Root for this column

Latin: bursa, "pouch" or "purse."

Minor Roots

Latin: bulga, "wallet," "purse," "backpack."

Words and Phrases List

bursar, disburse, purse (n), purse (v), pucker, bulge, budget, bag something, it's in the bag

Thoughts for Today

  1. Describe a challenge you recently faced that can now be said to be safely "in the bag" for you.
  2. What is the purpose of a budget?
  3. How do you create your personal budget, and how closely do you adhere to it?
  4. Do you have any understanding of the federal budget? How so? Do you agree with its priorities?
  5. What is the difference between managing a personal household budget and that of the government?