We’re taught in school that if we don’t know the meaning of a word we should break it down and try to find its root as well as any prefix or suffix. When this was applied we discovered, for example, that the word “cycle,” when adding a prefix of uni, bi, or tri will dictate the number of wheels. So a unicycle has one wheel, bicycle has two, tricycle has three. This principle can be applied to hundreds of other words in...