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Politics and the English Language | 1946 | George Orwell

Politics and the English Language  |  1946  |  George Orwell

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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