Posts tagged ‘very old or dead people I might have a bit of a crush on’

July 28, 2011


George Orwell : Politics and the English Language

 Our civilization is decadent and our language — so the argument runs — must inevitably share in the general collapse. It follows that any struggle against the abuse of language is a sentimental archaism, like preferring candles to electric light or hansom cabs to aeroplanes.

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