Redefining Terms

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Redefining Terms

Undermining things by changing the meanings of words and phrases? I think I remember that from the past...

Melvin Udall
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It's often the case that when

It's often the case that when a critic uses an embarrassingly accurate term to describe what a wrong-doer is doing, the wrong-doer protests: "Why don't you use my white-washed, conscience-soothing euphemism?" Such euphemisms, they claim, help promote "civilized debate."

- Steve Kangas

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