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About this product
- DescriptionFocuses on the state of the English language as a reflection of the sorry state of the society. This title skewers stereotypes, cliches, errors, and jargon used by weather forecasters, presidents, vice-presidents, sports-casters, diplomats, senators, pollsters, convention nominators, corporation executives, newsmen, and advertisers.
- Author BiographyEdwin Newman was a longtime correspondent for NBC News. Some of his more famous coverage included the Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King assassinations, the Arab-Israeli War, the Vietnam cease-fire, and being the first person to interview Emperor Hirohito (Japan). He has been the host for both Speaking Freely and Today and his other books include A Civil Tongue and Your Public Best.
- Author(s)Edwin Newman
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication15/07/2010
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTransaction Publishers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight441 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition StatementLarge type edition
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