don rumfeld's colloquial language

Rick Kennerly rick at MOUSEHERDER.COM
Thu May 9 00:00:33 UTC 2002

:It seems that the more powerful people become in US politics, the more they
:want to disguise just how powerful they actually are.

Same's frequently true of well-educated people and their language, even in
academics.  'Tis a puzzle.  We prize education so much, but most never speak
as though they've ever opened a book.


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