Today’s Language of Politics
By Harry M. Covert
m not quite certain but the use of vain and profane babblings has sure become prevalent on every venue these days. This has been brought on by the political vernacular in use on all levels. Now, no one even flinches.
Seems like the dominant figure on the national scene has made modern use of “hell”, not hades, proper and accepted. I could not get the full count since the other seekers like the h-word too. Okay, it’s for emphasis.
Nowhere are etymologists jumping up and down highlighting “expletives deleted.” As I’ve heard many times, “hellfire and damnation.”
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