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Word Origins as Comics: Looking Forward to Seeing You

Larry Paros | Posted 12.27.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with the language we use.

Word Origins As Comics: Time to Cut to the Chase, People

Larry Paros | Posted 12.25.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with the language we use. So let's start there.

Healthy Living Comics: Today, Time for Your Annual Physical? First Check Out Your Doctor

Larry Paros | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Paros

The language of health care got you down? Not to worry. Go behind the words. A little bit of sugar helps the medicine go down in this tongue-in-cheek ...

Word Origins as Comics: A Holiday Special: Santa Claus, His Life and Times, The Story Behind the Man

Larry Paros | Posted 12.24.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Follow Larry Paros @ insomanywords.net Take words with Larry @ twitter.com/wordswithlarry facebook.com/wordswithlarry pinterest.com/wordswithl...

Word Origins as Comics: The Nonsense That Passes Our Lips

Larry Paros | Posted 12.23.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with...

Healthy Living Comics: Today, Surgeons vs. Chiropractors, A Crack-Up Comparison

Larry Paros | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Paros

The language of health care got you down? Not to worry. Go behind the words. A little bit of sugar helps the medicine go down in this tongue-in-cheek ...

Word Origins as Comics: For Your Ears Only, Language That's Sweet to Hear

Larry Paros | Posted 12.21.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with the language we use. So let's start there.

Word Origins As Comics: Something You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Larry Paros | Posted 12.25.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size. Our goal is to both educate and entertain. There's no better place to begin than with the language we use. So let's start there.

Healthy Living Comics: Today, Your Introduction to Surgery and Your First Close Shave

Larry Paros | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Paros

The language of health care got you down? Not to worry. Go behind the words. A little bit of sugar helps the medicine go down in this tongue-in-cheek ...

Word Origins as Comics: What Conversation, Poetry, and Advertising Share in Common

Larry Paros | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size.

Healthy Living Comics: Today, Why Doctors Talk the Way They Do

Larry Paros | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Paros

The language of health care got you down? Not to worry. Go behind the words. A little bit of sugar helps the medicine go down in this tongue-in-cheek ...

Word Origins as Comics: Pay Attention to the Tension in Your Life

Larry Paros | Posted 12.16.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

Tired of a pedantic approach to word origins? Try this for size.

Healthy Living Comics: Today, a Visit to the Doctor

Larry Paros | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Paros

The language of health care got you down? Not to worry. Go behind the words. A little bit of sugar helps the medicine go down in my tongue-in-cheek se...

The Graduation Brouhaha -- The Story Behind the Ritual

Larry Paros | Posted 12.11.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

The culmination of the schooling process from educational comics.

Educational Testing for What Purpose? What's Really Material

Larry Paros | Posted 12.09.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

Our quick review of the testing mania continues.

Testing: Enhanced Interrogation in the Classroom

Larry Paros | Posted 12.07.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

Book Two of fifteen books of educational comics by Larry Paros. The serio-comic perspective on our nation's testing mania continues This is the twel...

The Origins of the Testing Epidemic: Beware It's Catching

Larry Paros | Posted 12.05.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the eleventh column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

The Curse of the Courses: The Story Behind Them

Larry Paros | Posted 12.04.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

Our Educational Comics continue with a quick look at the roots of coursework. This is the tenth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

The Brightest and the Best in Our Schools... Who Are They Really?

Larry Paros | Posted 12.03.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the ninth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

Making the Grade and Failing Marks: How it All Stacks up

Larry Paros | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the eighth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

What the Media Is Serving Up for This Thanksgiving

Larry Paros | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Larry Paros

This is the seventeenth column from that first book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

Deconstructing American Education: A Visual Journey

Larry Paros | Posted 11.26.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the seventh column from the second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

The Return to Basics in Education. Did We Ever Leave?

Larry Paros | Posted 11.24.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the sixth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged.

The Story Behind Discipline in the Classroom

Larry Paros | Posted 11.21.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the fifth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts.

What's Really at the Core of the Core Curriculum

Larry Paros | Posted 11.20.2014 | Education
Larry Paros

This is the fourth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged. What's our genre? Etymology? Satire? Comic Strip? We'd love to know.