World Series

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on November 2, 2018


1. Which idiom do you think best describes the cartoonist’s intended meaning? Explain your answer.
a) runs roughshod over: The NFL games ran roughshod over the Sox’ victory celebration.
b) can’t hold a candle to: Baseball can’t hold a candle to football.
c) steal someone's thunder: The NFL stole the Red Sox’ thunder.

2. Which sport is known as “America’s pastime”?

3. What is the main idea of Henry Payne’s cartoon?

4. Do you agree with the cartoonist's assertion? Explain your answer.

Cartoon by Henry Payne