The Fall Issue of T E News – Entertaiment

The fall issue of T E News was devoted to the fascinating subject of entertaiment. This article explores the elusive question of what entertains, and how many familiar forms of entertainment can be reimagined in new and different media.

The word entertaiment comes from the Latin inter tenere, or “to hold inside.” The prefix inter means between, and the suffix -tene is related to the Indo-European root ten, which also means to stretch. We invite you to read this article, and then use the buttons below to find additional examples of entertaiment in current usage. You can also send us feedback about this article.