A view of life and commercial real estate from Newark and Licking County, Ohio
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
As soon as certain topics are raised, the concrete melts into the abstract and no one seems able to think of turns of speech that are not hackneyed: prose consists less and less of words chosen for the sake of their meaning, and more and more of phrases tacked together like the sections of a prefabricated henhouse. -George Orwell, Politics and the English Language For an educational take down review of the latest Inaugural Address, one should really read thispost from the Naked Capitalism blog. To be fair, this same analysis could be applied to many speeches by many presidents. Might make for an interesting inter-disciplinary college course.