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    seethingsclear is offline Newbie
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    Question books about euphemism

    Hi
    Do you know of any books/websites about euphemism in English?

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    abaka is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: books about euphemism

    Quote Originally Posted by seethingsclear View Post
    Hi
    Do you know of any books/websites about euphemism in English?
    Here's one I have that's particularly good:

    Hugh Rawson, A Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk. Crown: New York, 1981.

    It's out of date, but wickedly funny and deep.

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