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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. You may have already requested this item. The E-mail message field is required. Bryant Crowe marked it as to-read Jan 05, Being a compilation of linguistic fig leaves and verbal flourishes for artful users of the English language by Hugh Rawson. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
A Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk. No eBook available Amazon. English language — Jargon. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Account Options Sign in. This witty and sardonic guide to euphemisms and other forms of doubletalk includes thousands of words and phrases that camouflage true meanings. This is a witty and sardonic guide to euphemisms and other forms of doublespeak including thousands of words and phrases that camouflage true meanings. Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk Lists and defines euphemisms and includes many examples of usage.
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Marta added it Oct 06, Return to Book Page. As political correctness becomes increasingly important see recent cases as of Spring of of June Y. Completely cross-referenced and featuring a general introduction that tells how and why euphemisms are othwr, often in sequences as one tern succeeds another, this dictionary is especially valuable ddoubletalk its detailed attention to the origins of expressions and for its many examples of actual usage, showing the interplay between language and culture.
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