Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Euphemisms as Anti-Language

The essential purpose of language is to reach people, to describe, and to clarify. Otherwise, why have language? Why have words, signs, and characters that denote sounds, words, and concepts? Why be so cautious of tone, of body language, and context if language isn’t intended to do these things? This, in a nutshell, is my… More Euphemisms as Anti-Language

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