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The Anti-Dictionary: A Selected List of Words Being Forced from the Modern Lexicon Michael Cromwell

The Anti-Dictionary: A Selected List of Words Being Forced from the Modern Lexicon

Michael Cromwell

Published April 8th 2002
ISBN : 9780595224173
Paperback
128 pages
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 About the Book 

Words are dying. Not all words. Only a select few-words that have specific bearing on our moral health as a nation and our moral past. In this book, a selected list of words is given. These words are not dying because of misuse, but because theirMoreWords are dying. Not all words. Only a select few-words that have specific bearing on our moral health as a nation and our moral past. In this book, a selected list of words is given. These words are not dying because of misuse, but because their essential meanings have been forgotten, compromised or eclipsed altogether.As America enters a moral vacuum, it seems the opposite of what we were and what we are is now the rule. What was once bad it seems is now good and vice versa. The use of words and language reflects this change. Such obscuring of language is subtle, but there nonetheless. Beware!