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Plastic Words: The Tyranny of a Modular Language
Plastic Words The Tyranny of a Modular Language
Author: Uwe Porksen, Pennsylvania University Press, Uwe Poerksen, Uwe Porksen, Pennsylvania University Press, Uwe Poerksen
A surprising look at how a new class of thirty or forty words is rapidly changing our speech, thought, and world. "Development." "Project." "Strategy." "Problem." These may seem like harmless words, but are they? German writer and linguist Uwe Poerksen calls these words "plastic words" because of their malleability and the uncanny way they ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780271014760
ISBN-10: 0271014768
Publication Date: 10/1995
Pages: 116
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Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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