Catch Word #202 – With a grain of salt

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Don’t believe everything you hear! But you can trust our hosts Andrew and Jeremy when they talk about key expressions regarding skepticism. Believe me!

Fun facts

Skepticism is very important in Western philosophy. In fact, since 1992, there’s been a popular US magazine called Skeptic.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Grain of salt
  • Seeing is believing
  • To be homesick
  • Mindset
  • Deep question
  • Face value
  • Volatile
  • First-hand experience

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

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