Book Reviews of Death Sentences : How Cliches, Weasel Words and Management-Speak Are Strangling Public Language

Death Sentences : How Cliches, Weasel Words and Management-Speak Are Strangling Public Language
Death Sentences How Cliches Weasel Words and Management-Speak Are Strangling Public Language
Author: Don Watson
ISBN-13: 9781592401406
ISBN-10: 1592401406
Publication Date: 5/5/2005
Pages: 208
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3.4 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Gotham
Book Type: Hardcover
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Very academic but helpful in providing insight into the Doublespeak we are now surrounded by.
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Well, I never quite agreed with him. I find you have to use complex and precise sentences to convey the true meaning, sometimes. I think that there's a lack of ability to concentrate enough on the written word today that has forced writing to be simplified. It isn't necessarily clearer.