Type WebPage
Date 2020-09-30
Tags euphemisms, social issues

The Ethical Life of Euphemisms (Link)

Euphemisms like "officer-involved shooting" can work to cover up unpleasantness, to make unacceptable things seem more acceptable. The use of euphemisms, by news organizations and others, can be a barrier in the course of justice.

Name Role
Chi Luu Author
JSTOR Daily Publisher