Oct 26, 2015

Euphemisms

"Although the term War on Terror is no longer officially used by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama (which prefers the term Overseas Contingency Operation)" - Wikipedia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuEQixrBKCc

As George Carlin points out the use of euphemisms is "getting so bad that any day now I expect to hear a rape victim referred to as an unwilling sperm recipient".

We live in a world where Tim Hortons is legally permitted to describe their processed  and frozen food products as 'fresh'.

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