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Alongside the Olympics? Try better than the Olympics

September 7, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

You may not know this, but there's this huge international sporting event going on in London right now. The royal family has been spotted among the spectators. People are breaking records and they're handing out medals all over the place. I'm talking about the Paralympics, of course. Something new I learned this year: The word "Paralympics" has nothing to do with the word "paralyze." It comes from the Greek preposition "para", meaning beside or alongside, and the word "Olympic," illustrating that...

HME, London, Paralympics, wheelchair tennis


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