A DICTIONARY OF EUPHEMISMS AND OTHER DOUBLETALK PDF

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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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.