Fallacies and Pitfalls of Language: The Language Trap (Google eBook)
Witty, thought-provoking exploration of government newspeak, exaggerated advertising claims, propaganda and other misuses of language — and how to combat them.
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Review: Fallacies and Pitfalls of Language: The Language TrapUser Review - Cheryl in CC NV - Goodreads
Everyone should read this in order to develop defenses against propaganda and misuses of logic. Especially consumers and voters should study it. I'm sure there are other similar books, but this one is ... Read full review
Review: Fallacies and Pitfalls of Language: The Language TrapUser Review - Argento - Goodreads
This is more of a book on persuasion of you ask me, and heavily padded too. Much better ones out there. See Cialdini's "Influence" and even better, Aronson's "Age of Propaganda". Read full review
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