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The Art of "Doublespeak."

Linguist Geoffrey Nunberg reviews a new book called "Doublespeak" by William Lutz, chairman of the Committee on Public Doublespeak of the National Council of Teachers of English. Lutz has been keeping files with examples of doublespeak used in politics and advertising and has compiled some of them in his book.


Other segments from the episode on January 10, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 10, 1990: Interview with Michael Moore; Review of Jan DeGaetani's album "Jan DeGaetani sings Berlioz, Mahler"; Interview with Linda P. Brown; Review of William…


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