Death sentences : how clichés, weasel words, and management-speak are strangling public language (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Death sentences : how clichés, weasel words, and management-speak are strangling public language

Author: Don Watson
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the consequences of ineffective terminology such as buzzwords and clichés invites readers to resist rhetoric and desensitizing verbiage while returning to more meaningful and sincere communications practices.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, Don, 1949-
Death sentences.
New York : Gotham Books, 2005
(OCoLC)607749533
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Watson
ISBN: 1592401406 9781592401406
OCLC Number: 57422686
Notes: "First published in Australia [as Death sentence] in 2003 by Knopf. Published as Gobbledygook in the UK by Atlantic Books"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxii, 173 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The dark and impentrable thicket --
Core commitments going forward --
The post-truth environment.
Other Titles: Death sentence
Responsibility: Don Watson.

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An analysis of the consequences of ineffective terminology such as buzzwords and clichés invites readers to resist rhetoric and desensitizing verbiage while returning to more meaningful and sincere communications practices.

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