12/31/13

Spartan


SPARTAN

Pronounced:
Spar-tan

Synonyms:
Hardy; brave; simple

Definition:
Being strong and able to do without fancy things.

Sentence:
You were Spartan and you got into great shape because you exercised hard.

Memory Trick:
Spar - tan
Spar (reminds of) sparse or to be simple and plain
Tan (reminds of) tan
When we are sparse, we become tan and fit.

SPARSE TAN



Question: You're lying in a lounge chair. I espy you. Do you stop lounging?

 
(c) 2013 E. Carruthers




Answer: No. Espy means to see from a distance. You don't see me.

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