Cover of: Word abuse | Donna Woolfolk Cross

Word abuse

how the words we use use us

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Lament and Introduction by William Woolfolk 11
1 Cries and Calls 23
2 Professional Word Abusers 37
3 Get Your Facts First — Then Distort 'Em All you Like 69
4 They Couldn't Say It If It Weren't True 91
5 Color Me a Word 111
6 Dirty Words 139
7 Soft Words 155
8 Easy Words 171
9 Politics: The Art of Bamboozling Words 187
10 Now What? 211
Notes 229

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 302.2/3
Library of Congress PE2834 .C7

The Physical Object

Pagination 232 p. ;
Number of pages 232

ID Numbers

Open Library OL4723454M
Internet Archive wordabusehowword00cros
ISBN 10 0698109066
LC Control Number 78011025
Library Thing 4435383
Goodreads 135636

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