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The new doublespeak : why no one knows what anyone's saying anymore

Author: William Lutz
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author "exposes the latest doublespeak that permeates what passes for communication in our society."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Lutz
ISBN: 0060171340 9780060171346
OCLC Number: 35057557
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The power and problems of language --
Language and the interpretation of reality --
Abstracting our way into doublespeak --
The doublespeak of law --
The doublespeak of business and economics --
The doublespeak of government and politics --
How to fight doublespeak --
Doublespeak quiz.
Responsibility: William Lutz.

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The author "exposes the latest doublespeak that permeates what passes for communication in our society."--Jacket.

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