Politeness, Orthophemism, Euphemism And Dysphemism

By Keith Allan.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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An exposition of the interaction of politeness and impoliteness with orthophemism (straight talking), euphemism (sweet talking) and dysphemism (speaking offensively).

Keywords: Censoring, Connotation, Dirty Words, Dysphemism, Euphemism, Face, Homonymy, Impoliteness, Obscenity, Offensive Behaviour, Orthophemism, Politeness, Taboo, Australia

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 2, Issue 1. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 632.838KB). Article: Print (Spiral Bound).


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