Humorous column about words and terminology used by Anglicans which can be confusing or amusing to "new" or non-Anglicans. "Before I joined the church, I thought of myself as gifted with languages. After all, it had taken me only six months to speak fluent Spanish. But more than a decade post-confirmation, I was still tongue-tied and suffering from an acute case of 'foot in mouth' syndrome whenever I ventured out of the safety of my pew and did anything more than pray silently. There was, however, a period during my diocesan congregational development work when I really felt I had arrived. I was having a prolocutorial, hermeneutical, Lambethian good time !"
Author is "a parishioner at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Napanee, Ont., and manager of annual giving for the Anglican Church of Canada".