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Re: Newspeak

Postby Ttusker » Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:49 pm

And when those two ten-cent pieces jingle around in your pocket? The much-ballyhooed paradigm shift, I suppose. OK, ONE legitimate use.

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Re: Newspeak

Postby Mad Howler » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:23 pm

Self described (fill in the blank)

I have been noticing this more often lately when a writer wants to quietly slip in a backhanded slap.

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Re: Newspeak

Postby DCB » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:01 am

Marvell wrote:
Mean Scenester wrote:Also, a little less emphasis on nipple slips and "sideboob" couldn't hurt

I have it on good authority that you just made Baby Jesus cry.

Well, it is what it is.

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Re: Newspeak

Postby SidSeven » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:06 am

At least they will avoid making it an 'untree'.

For a complete example of newspeak, just watch fox news for a month. I guarantee the words they use on day one will have completely different meanings on day 30, usually.

Scott Walker appears to be 're-purposing' Wisconsin.
He's ungood.

I just 're-purposed' a beer.

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