George Carlin on euphemisms
(part three)

collections : George Carlin
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Posté 23 Janvier 2017
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Euphemisms are generally innocuous words and expressions used in place of others considered indecent or inappropriate. Euphemisms make our speech "softer", "embellish" the reality, and such words and expressions are present in every language. English is no exception; this language is full of euphemisms that only become more complicated over the course of time.



Part one
Part two
Mots recommandés
as simple as that - aussi simple que cela
to conceal - cacher
contract killer - tueur à gages
crime fighter - combattant du crime
to depopulate - dépeupler
disinformation - désinformation
engage in - S'engager dans
freedom fighter - combattant de la liberté
greedy - avide
to invent - inventer
to measure - mesurer
to mention - mentionner
to neutralize - neutraliser
nuclear radiation - radiation nucléaire
sin - péché
smug - suffisant
an unit - unité
well-fed - bien nourri