Word of the Day Tor: Toeing the Line

If you have not heard the word tor, get in line and you'll find out when it's your turn.

During the semester I studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, we took a field trip that began with the study abroad folk herding ourselves into a straight line beginning at the door of the bus. The Israelis accompanying us stood to the side and watched, remarking to each other how odd it was that we had automatically formed an orderly tor (meaning “line” or “queue,” in this case) as...