Respect those voices, language is a gift.

In his 1946 essay, Politics and the English Language, George Orwell discusses the consequences and causes of sloppy language. It’s a vicious cycle: “[Language] becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.” In this “post-truth” age of “alternative facts”, when…

via Dictionaries to the Rescue: On the Importance of Words in a Post-Truth Era — BOOK RIOT

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