Speak of the Week Archive: November 2018

Week: 12th-18th Nov, 2018

Match the adjectives below to the disabilities. Note that we often use Latin words for less common concepts.
1. can’t see 2. can’t smell 3. can’t speak 4. can’t hear 5. can’t taste 6. can’t remember deaf ageusic amnesic mute blind anosmic
  • Answer
1. can’t see – blind / 2. can’t smell – anosmic / 3. can’t speak- mute / 4. can’t hear – deaf / 5. can’t taste – ageusic / 6. can’t remember – amnesic

Week: 5th-11th November, 2018

Which expression below means: a person without money, a job, or a place to live?
A) out cold B) down to earth C) down and out D) out of it
  • Answer
C) down and out