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Oxford dictionary of euphemisms

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As lively a guide to the language of evasion, hypocrisy, prudery, and deceit as you could wish for Covers a comprehensive range of subjects, including business and commerce, death, sex, and the human body A-Z organization complemented by a thematic index with short discursive articles ... Voir plus

As lively a guide to the language of evasion, hypocrisy, prudery, and deceit as you could wish for Covers a comprehensive range of subjects, including business and commerce, death, sex, and the human body A-Z organization complemented by a thematic index with short discursive articles Definitions are supported with citations from written sources Widespread coverage of American and British euphemisms, contemporary and traditional New to this edition 14 introductory articles on major themes in euphemistic language, such as business, sex, death, and the human body

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