### Juxtaposition or Parabolic?

“Para” means “alongside” and “bola” comes from the Greek word “to throw“. So, the math word “Parabola” (and “parable”), for example, means to be “thrown alongside“. A parable is a story that has a meaning “alongside”. The parabola is a curve that is “thrown alongside” a fixed point and a fixed line, as we defined […]