A dictionary of euphemisms & other doubletalk: being a compilation of linguistic fig leaves and verbal flourishes for artful users of the English Language. Rawson’s Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk will appeal not only to those who use words with care and who care about how they are used by. In his Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk, Hugh Rawson explains, in clear language, what it means when we talk of an unusual occurrence, a crew .
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Aaron rated it liked it Aug 19, Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Advanced Search Find a Library. Anglais Langue — Jargon — Dictionnaires. Write a customer review. Published January 15th by Castle Books first published June 29th Don’t have an account? However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The answers to this and a host of other provocative questions about language are revealed in this new, enlarged, and completely revised edition of Hugh Rawson’s Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk.
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Teemu Halme marked it as to-read Aug 12, These linguistic fig andd, as they have been called, range from delicate evasions “bosom”, “unmentionables”, and “the love that dare not speak its name” This witty and sardonic guide to euphemisms and other forms of doubletalk includes thousands of words and phrases that camouflage true meanings.
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Preview this item Preview this item. Rawson’s dictionary of euphemisms and other doubletalk: Very handy reference, especially roubletalk writing political stories. Home About Help Search. Always use euphemisms, always use a screen name.