While it is true that politicians can use any word they want, we reply that language works only when those using it agree on what the words mean, and that the meaning of words cannot be unilaterally changed by someone without the agreement of others. -William Lutz


Welcome to the Doublespeak homepage. This site is for you if you deplore the misuse of language--language used to deceive and mislead and corrupt thought. This site is especially for you if you are a technical writing student learning to write clear technical prose.

Here's the content I cover in this site:

Currently, I am a technical writing graduate student at UCF. Researching this topic has been an interesting and enlightening task. I hope you will both learn from and enjoy the site.

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Last updated 4/30/98.