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The state of the language, 1977

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Stefan Kanfer ; Time Magazine, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY, USA

Reflections on 1977 linguistic creations and styles in US English illustrate some of the overt misconstructions such as `giant sale' and `alleged suspect' as well as new ones (`reverse discrimination') that seem to serve a purpose and may someday be added to our lexicons.

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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  (Volume:PC-21 ,  Issue: 2 )