The Macmillan Reader
Longman, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 562 pages
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With a dash of humor, William Lutz (1941- ), Professor of English at Rutgers
University and former editor of the Quarterly Review of Doublespeak, writes
about a subject he takes very seriously: doublespeak — the use of language to
How can you spot doublespeak? Most of the time you will recognize
doublespeak when you see or hear it. But, if you have any doubts, you can
identify doublespeak just by answering these questions: Who is saying what to
whom, under what ...
The doublespeak of inflated language can have serious conse- 18 quences. In
Pentagon doublespeak, "pre-emptive counterattack" means that American forces
attacked first; "engaged the enemy on all sides" means American troops were ...
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