Word Origins as Comics: How to Pay Lip Service and Speak Smack; A Brief Disquisition

02/04/2015 09:41 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Virginia Woolf said, "Language is wine from the lips." So belly up to the bar and join us for a sip. It's on the house. We continue our ongoing exploration of the body as metaphor. Today, those little rubbery protuberances below the nose.

Your lips say no, no, but there's yes, yes in your eyes? Find the answer to this and other questions, straight from-- you guessed it-- our hot little you-know-whats. Another in a series of educational comics by Larry Paros.

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