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Reality TV World
Olivia Wilde sent Jennifer Lawrence soup after she vomited at showThe ushers were very helpful and courteous in helping her out." Wilde plays Ju
Reality TV World / Posted 4 hours ago
The ushers were very helpful and courteous in helping her out." Wilde plays Julia in "1984," which is based on the George Orwell novel of the same name. The Broadway adaptation made headlines following its debut in May after several audience... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Suffolk skipper agreed to two-match ban for good of game after admitting dissentup and agreeing it was unacceptable behaviour to bad-mouth an official, particu
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
up and agreeing it was unacceptable behaviour to bad-mouth an official, particularly in his role as a cricket coach at Orwell Park School, he replied: “Yes, certainly.” Mansfield’s playing ban applies to all levels of cricket and includes a... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Kolts sentenced at emotional hearingin jail for nonconsensual sex with a pre-teen girl. File photo by Mike Donoghue
The Addison County Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
in jail for nonconsensual sex with a pre-teen girl. File photo by Mike Donoghue MIDDLEBURY — Rein Kolts, a 70-year-old Orwell resident and former coach and bus driver at Shoreham Elementary School, on Monday was sentenced to 25 years to life in... Read more
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CNET
Apple wants to remind you to breathe (Gulp, what next?)know that as part of its presentation Apple showed an app that tells you when y
CNET / Posted 7 hours ago
know that as part of its presentation Apple showed an app that tells you when you should breathe. It's not quite as George Orwell Takes Up Yoga as it sounds. Not quite. The idea is that you need to have your stress levels reduced. This is so very... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
1984 at the Canberra Theatre brings George Orwell to the stage1984. Adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. from the novel
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
1984. Adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. from the novel by George Orwell. The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production. Associate director (Australia): Corey McMahon. State Theatre Company, South Australia... Read more
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The Age
1984 at the Canberra Theatre brings George Orwell to the stage1984. Adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. from the novel
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
1984. Adapted and directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. from the novel by George Orwell. The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production. Associate director (Australia): Corey McMahon. State Theatre Company, South Australia... Read more
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Reality TV World
Olivia Wilde sent Jennifer Lawrence soup after she vomited at showThe ushers were very helpful and courteous in helping her out." Wilde plays Ju
Reality TV World / Posted 23 hours ago
The ushers were very helpful and courteous in helping her out." Wilde plays Julia in 1984, which is based on the George Orwell novel of the same name. The Broadway adaptation made headlines following its debut in May after several audience... Read more
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Variety
Pay-TV Sector Faces a Meltdown Heading Into a Rough Earnings Season“Whoever is winning at the moment,” George Orwell noted, “will always seem to b
Variety / Posted yesterday
“Whoever is winning at the moment,” George Orwell noted, “will always seem to be invincible.” For years, the pay-TV biz was an unassailable empire, impervious to encroaching internet invaders. Now it’s on the verge of what could end up its worst... Read more
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BBC News
Letters from Africa: Nigeria's art of flowery languagein press releases from Nigerian officials. The pretentious diction, dying meta
BBC News / Posted yesterday
in press releases from Nigerian officials. The pretentious diction, dying metaphors and padded sentences would make George Orwell somersault in his grave. Take, for example, this paragraph from a press release by the Nigerian parliament: "The... Read more
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The Irish Times
A marriage, an affair, a miscarriage and an ex-wife’s alcoholismloss of her baby son in Mongolia is remarkable in its plainness. Things are jus
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
loss of her baby son in Mongolia is remarkable in its plainness. Things are just described. It calls to mind Hersey or Orwell, a moment uninterrupted by anything other than its occurrence. Considering she has spent so much time writing about... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Radio Caroline DJs return to Felixstowe to mark pirate’s start off resort’s coastwith the creation of Radio One in its wake. The weekend will include a exhibit
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
with the creation of Radio One in its wake. The weekend will include a exhibition in Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Orwell Road, on September 9 from 9am to 5pm and September 10 from 10am to 4pm, with a Flashback to ‘67 display, a show of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Port of Ipswich to host cycling event in support of Mayor’s charitiesa special day of cycling events to raise money for this year’s Mayor’s charitie
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
a special day of cycling events to raise money for this year’s Mayor’s charities. The Old Custom House, seen from the Orwell Lady river cruise vessel The open day, on Thursday, August 24, is being organised in partnership with Ipswich Borough... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Employer putting microchips into stafffreedom and convenience but for others it’s a step towards a dystopian world li
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
freedom and convenience but for others it’s a step towards a dystopian world like those imagined by Aldous Huxley or George Orwell. No matter which way you slice it, putting computer chips in employees elicits a strong response from... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Suffolk Chamber networking event goes up on the roof at Wills Towers Watson in IpswichPicture: David Garrad Fine weather meant guests were able to enjoy far-reachin
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Picture: David Garrad Fine weather meant guests were able to enjoy far-reaching views across the town as far as the Orwell Bridge and the roof garden was also used to provide a range of games including archery and a rowing challenge, which... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Drying out: Area handles high rainfall, closed roadsRoad) between Cadis Road and Route 187 in Windham Township * Route 1055 (Battl
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Road) between Cadis Road and Route 187 in Windham Township * Route 1055 (Battle Creek Road) between Arnold Road/North Orwell Road in Rome Township and Waterman Road in Windham Township * Route 1042 (Captain Moore Road) between Route 187 in... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Anybody but Wynnestill costing me 71 cents instead of 80. It was interesting but didn't help mu
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
still costing me 71 cents instead of 80. It was interesting but didn't help much in the end. I believe that author George Orwell would make total sense of this with his character Big Brother. Banking gibberish is truth, reality is false. Hail Big... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Letter to the Editor: Return to square one on utility burialmembers and mayor had mentally departed from Palm Beach, and now inhabit Oceani
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
members and mayor had mentally departed from Palm Beach, and now inhabit Oceania, the fictional land created by George Orwell in “1984,” where “Newspeak” is the official language, defined as an “ambiguous euphemistic language used chiefly in... Read more
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birminghammail
More than TWO THOUSAND bin collections missed in a dayWalk, B14 Oriel Villas, B11 Ormsby Grove, B27 Ormscliffe Road, B45 Orphanag
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Walk, B14 Oriel Villas, B11 Ormsby Grove, B27 Ormscliffe Road, B45 Orphanage Road, B72 Orton Avenue, B76 Orwell Drive, B38 Osborne Road, B21 Osborne Road, B23 Oscott Road, B42 Otter Croft, B34 Oundle Road, B44 Oval Road,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Return to square one on utility burialmembers and mayor had mentally departed from Palm Beach, and now inhabit Oceani
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
members and mayor had mentally departed from Palm Beach, and now inhabit Oceania, the fictional land created by George Orwell in “1984,” where “Newspeak” is the official language, defined as an “ambiguous euphemistic language used chiefly in... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Aurora residents canoe through flooded streeton Ensign Cove literally rowed their way through one street. (Check out the pic
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
on Ensign Cove literally rowed their way through one street. (Check out the pictures above this story.) Further east, in Orwell, police say almost every crew was out assisting residents with widespread flooding across the city. FOX 8 asked for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Jennifer Fularz, Miguel Figueroa are engagedCorrine Straka of Concord, Richard Fularz Jr. of Orwell., Joann Burgos of Hubba
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
Corrine Straka of Concord, Richard Fularz Jr. of Orwell., Joann Burgos of Hubbard and Miguel Figueroa Jr. of Belleview, Fla., are announcing the engagement of their children, Jennifer Fularz and Miguel Figueroa III, both of Austintown. The ceremony... Read more
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New York Post
Remembering a WSJ Pulitzer winner: Joseph Rago’s column on the wacky comparisons between Trump and ‘1984’displays of emotion. Witness the cottage industry now dedicated to the intersec
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
displays of emotion. Witness the cottage industry now dedicated to the intersectionality between Donald Trump and George Orwell. As “1984” climbs the best-seller lists, rising to No. 1 on Amazon, critic after critic is meditating on the literary... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Friday Humor: What's The Difference Between...?in power are now well prepqred for any riots by the soon to be starving. I wond
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
in power are now well prepqred for any riots by the soon to be starving. I wonder if Homeland et al will ever wake up and realize just who they're actuwlly 'protecting'. Hunger Games here we come - Orwell underestimated just how bad thingss could g... Read more
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The Forward
Remembering Diana Trilling, Overlooked ‘Lioness’ Of American Literatureindependence, and invective against ideological isolation, is worth deep consid
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
independence, and invective against ideological isolation, is worth deep consideration. In a 1941 review of George Orwell’s “1984,” she wrote that with his “refusal to concentrate his attack upon Soviet totalitarianism alone, Mr. Orwell... Read more
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Ipswich Star
UK Power Networks begin drilling under River Orwell as part of multi-million pound boost to power supply in Suffolk and Essex The view across the River Orwell, where a specialist team of engineers is dri
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
The view across the River Orwell, where a specialist team of engineers is drilling as part of a £30 million scheme by UK... Read more
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Daily Mirror
I'd rather sleep rough than sign on - I'm homeless but I've got my dignity backeven sign on. I’ve got a bike and my rucksack and I can find places to eat and
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
even sign on. I’ve got a bike and my rucksack and I can find places to eat and get washed.Road to Wigan Pier author, George Orwell (Image: Daily Mirror)Read More I eat whatever’s going - and there’s always something - and I move on when I feel like... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wilde’s ‘sick’ play makes Lawrence vomita malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded stagi
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
a malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded staging explores surveillance, identity and why Orwell?s vision of the future is as relevant now as ever. Now with a brand new Australian cast, we bring adapter-directors... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Wilde’s ‘sick’ play makes Lawrence vomita malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded stagi
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
a malevolently watchful eye on its citizens, this radical and much-lauded staging explores surveillance, identity and why Orwell?s vision of the future is as relevant now as ever. Now with a brand new Australian cast, we bring adapter-directors... Read more
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Ipswich Star
MPs hear a load of old squit – and greet it with a murmur of approval!into his maiden speech when he described one of Ipswich’s oldest industries – t
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
into his maiden speech when he described one of Ipswich’s oldest industries – turning coprolite (or dino-dung) from the Orwell into fertiliser. By convention maiden speeches refer to the MP’s constituency and should be witty and entertaining.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
10 Things You Never Knew About Orwell's 1984Authored by Anna Matthews via The Foundation for Economic Education, George Or
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Authored by Anna Matthews via The Foundation for Economic Education, George Orwell’s novel 1984 was incredibly popular at the time it was published, and it remains incredibly popular to this day. With multiple stars citing the book as one of their... Read more
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CNET
The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distanceto industry control: Apple. Will Big Blue dominate the entire computer industry
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
to industry control: Apple. Will Big Blue dominate the entire computer industry? The entire information age? Was George Orwell right about 1984?" Jobs also talked up third-party software developer support at the sales meeting, featuring a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Fake news, language bias must be spotted and avoidedare banned, while others which are meant to influence readers ideologically, ar
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
are banned, while others which are meant to influence readers ideologically, are promoted. You don’t need to go to George Orwell for this story, you just need to read the annual Associated Press guide called the “Stylebook,” which is ostensibly... Read more
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The Hill
Give this Congress an opportunity to cleanly repeal ObamaCareIn his classic work, 1984, George Orwell coined the term “newspeak” – when the
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
In his classic work, 1984, George Orwell coined the term “newspeak” – when the powerful use language to control the people. This is exactly what is taking place in today’s political arena. Newspeak is clearly heard between the political class... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Vision promises taking too long for many – but change is starting to come throughwhich were the most important projects for Vision, improving car parks came out
Ipswich Star / Posted 9 days ago
which were the most important projects for Vision, improving car parks came out top (35%) followed by developing the Upper Orwell Crossing (32%) and regenerating the Cornhill (30%). Most people don’t think the Vision aims have had much effect so... Read more
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The New Statesman
SNP deputy Westminster leader Kirsty Blackman: “Parliament needs more millennials”of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpin
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpins each of these aims. He inflates George Orwell and Christopher Hitchens’s derision of sport into a generalised condition. Do we really suffer a “modern angst about... Read more
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The New Statesman
Worshipping the tennis god: is Roger Federer really an “artist”?of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpin
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpins each of these aims. He inflates George Orwell and Christopher Hitchens’s derision of sport into a generalised condition. Do we really suffer a “modern angst about... Read more
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The New Statesman
“This will annoy exactly the right people”: why casting Jodie Whittaker as Doctor Who is a brilliant decisionof his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpin
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpins each of these aims. He inflates George Orwell and Christopher Hitchens’s derision of sport into a generalised condition. Do we really suffer a “modern angst about... Read more
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The New Statesman
A tennis god falls to earth: is Roger Federer really an “artist”?of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpin
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
of his devotees by studying his aesthetic value. A contentious premise underpins each of these aims. He inflates George Orwell and Christopher Hitchens’s derision of sport into a generalised condition. Do we really suffer a “modern angst about... Read more
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Rutland Herald
NEW ENGLAND INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLERS BESTSELLERS |Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, Mark Bowden, Atlant
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam, Mark Bowden, Atlantic Monthly Press, $30. 13. Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom, Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin Press, $28. 14. Papi: My Story, David Ortiz, Michael Holley,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendarcom. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-51
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
com. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call 330-549-5173, 330-536-8031. ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. 330-683-4738. PORTAGE SUMMIT FIELD & STREAM: Trap shoots every Tuesday, 5 to... Read more
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Gulf News
Winston Churchill was larger than life and a perfect character for movies and TVand books have been produced and published about him in recent decades, includi
Gulf News / Posted 13 days ago
and books have been produced and published about him in recent decades, including Thomas Ricks’ recent tome “Churchill & Orwell,” a meditation on Churchill and British writer George Orwell, author of the political-dystopian novel “1984.”Churchill... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Muslim girl's heartfelt account of what life is like after terror attacksquestions she faces. The Lewes Old Grammar School pupil’s heartfelt piece stru
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
questions she faces. The Lewes Old Grammar School pupil’s heartfelt piece struck a chord and went on to win the George Orwell Youth Literary Prize. The final round was judged by award-winning writer and journalist Nicci Gerrard. George... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Meet Sunny Wang, Ipswich Golf Club’s 10-old golfing phenomenonIpswich. Picture: THE SPORTS JOURNALIST Sunny Tianlang Wang is not your averag
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
Ipswich. Picture: THE SPORTS JOURNALIST Sunny Tianlang Wang is not your average 10-year-old. The youngster, who attends Orwell Park School and is a junior member at Ipswich Golf Club, is emerging as an exceptional golfing talent, already playing... Read more
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Evening Standard
Orwell revisited: the Great Repeal BillPolitical language, George Orwell tells us, “is designed to make lies sound tru
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
Political language, George Orwell tells us, “is designed to make lies sound truthful… and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind”. The Great Repeal Bill is a case in point. This is the name Brexiteers have given to the law which will replace... Read more
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Ipswich Star
All roads lead to Blaxhall this Sunday as the British Maxxis Championship comes to the Suffolk circuitwhile Neville Bradshaw will be looking to close down the gap in the standings.
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
while Neville Bradshaw will be looking to close down the gap in the standings. The event is supported locally by Orwell Truck and Van who will be displaying at the event, while Foxwood Ceramics will be sponsoring the Holeshot Award in all... Read more
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Ipswich Star
New Ipswich northern bypass gets closer – but will plans make drivers happy?country (and every community thinks THEIR project is the most important in the
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
country (and every community thinks THEIR project is the most important in the world) and this is how it’s done. The Upper Orwell Crossing project has already been through that process and the government has concluded that the value it would add to... Read more
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Salon.com
Hot take: “Game of Thrones'” lefty “wizard porn” is endangering your soulabout talking animals that [Americans] were assigned in middle school.” By that
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
about talking animals that [Americans] were assigned in middle school.” By that I’m guessing he’s referring to George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”? Yes, George Orwell – what a simplistic dullard. Ditto “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling. I mean,... Read more
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FOX News
Terrorism from Palestinians against Israelis will be rewarded - againinstead on the nonexistent threat of Israeli control over the Cave of Patriarch
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
instead on the nonexistent threat of Israeli control over the Cave of Patriarchs. In a move that would have left George Orwell scratching his head, the committee voted to erase Jewish history, demean the Bible and register the Old City of Hebron... Read more
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The News & Observer
Chapel Hill wants affordable housing, but creates an unaffordable towntaxes to subsidize housing that would be built at similar prices without subsid
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
taxes to subsidize housing that would be built at similar prices without subsidies if the community allowed it. As George Orwell said, “There are some ideas that are so absurd only an intellectual could believe them.” There are two primary... Read more
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Philly.com
Harrisburg's pure political windGeorge Orwell wrote it better than I can. In a 1946 essay, “Politics and the E
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
George Orwell wrote it better than I can. In a 1946 essay, “Politics and the English Language,” he wrote that political language is “designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure... Read more
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