TITLE

Stop murdering the language!

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/12/93, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how word games are becoming crucial to our social and political struggles. Trends in fast-growing field of language manipulation; Language games; Reasons for word stretching; Fighting words; Looser definitions of words; How the use of violent language for nonviolent incidents reflects the current tensions among races and between sexes; Polemic word games; Details.
ACCESSION #
9304050672

 

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