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Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
From Agape to Praxis: The Fourfold Nature of Love
It is said that one can tell what a culture knows best by counting the number of words their language uses to describe a concept. Eskimos have many words for snow and the classical Greeks had many words for love. I have isolated four Greek words that I feel...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality

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Doublespeak and Euphemisms in Education - jstor
Doublespeak and Euphemisms in Education. JERRY L. PULLEY n 1972, the National Council of Teachers of English.
Public Doublespeak: Badge Language, Realityspeak, and ... - JStor
government doublespeak with the ardor of heretic and witch hunters. From ... The language "critic" sets up two categories: reality words and euphemisms.
William Lutz, “The World of Doublespeak
"The World of Doublespeak" abridges the first chaprer in Lutz's boc''k Doublespeak; rhe .... But jargon, like the euphemism, can also be doublespeak. It can be- ...
Chapter Two -Language and Critical Thinking
Euphemisms become doublespeak when the inoffensive, less emotive, word or expres- sion is used to mislead or deceive us about un- pleasant realities, e.g. ...
Euphemisms - IS MU - Masaryk University
Jul 25, 2012 Euphemisms, political correctness, doublespeak. ... Euphemism is usually defined as “the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive.

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The Corporatization of Education
But perhaps the governor's doublespeak makes more “sense” when viewed from a Hegelian dialectical perspective. In Antony C. Sutton's ...
'The Devil's Financial Dictionary' Cuts Through The Euphemism, Doublespeak
Moral Disengagement: How People Do Harm and Live With Themselves
Each year the National Council of Teachers of English presents its Doublespeak Award to public figures or organizations employing deceptive, euphemistic, or self-contradictory ways.
The Stock Market's Stock Phrases
In November 2015, Jason Zweig (prompted by concerns that the cash-trading industry "abounds in euphemism, doublespeak, myth and mendacity") authored a book called The Devil's Financial Dictionary. Here are a few of Zweig's specimens of specious ...
'Pro-Choice' Super Bowl Commercial Freak-Outs: Evidence of a Movement in Crisis
Pro Choice is a euphemism for Pro Death. ...

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Examples of Doublespeak - YourDictionary
Examples of doublespeak typically include the changing or switching of words ... this last, you may notice that doublespeak can also be seen as a euphemism or ...
Doublespeak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Doublespeak is language that deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts, or reverses the meaning of words. Doublespeak may take the form of euphemisms in ...
Euphemism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A euphemism /ˈjufəˌmɪzəm/ is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of .... Doublespeak is a term sometimes used for deliberate euphemistic misuse of incorrect words to disguise unacceptable meaning, as in a "Ministry of  ...
20 Examples of Great Euphemisms | Lynn Schneider Books
Dec 23, 2011 Sometimes called doublespeak, a euphemism is a word or phrase which pretends to communicate but doesn't. It makes the bad seem good, ...
Doublespeak - Definition and Examples - Grammar & Composition
"Tact is kind," says Julian Burnside, "diplomacy is useful, euphemism is harmless and sometimes entertaining. By contrast, doublespeak is dishonest and ...

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