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    makes me think of newspeak

    god i hate that book.
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    (Original post by bradders)
    A vocabulary-widening experience.

    With the acknowledgement that this is a thesaurus thread, just ponder how meaningless the words ‘good’ and ‘bad’ are when used in everyday speech –they’re ever nearing the blandness of the infamous adjective, ‘nice,’ here’s a few substitutes:

    ‘Good’ -positive

    excellent, marvellous, wonderful, superb, magnificent, brilliant, splendid, super, fabulous, tremendous, remarkable, terrific, fantastic…

    ‘Bad’ -negative

    ghastly, awful, terrible, appalling, shocking, dire, atrocious, dismal, miserable, wretched, horrendous, unbearable, excruciating, horrific…
    A shocking attempt to widen everyone's magificent vocabularies.
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    I thought that bad was now positive in "everyday speech". Keep up!
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    We need newspeak, it will make our language easier to learn, what with all these immigrants and asylum seekers in the country. the less words there are, the easier the language will be learn.
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    (Original post by Gimp)
    makes me think of newspeak

    god i hate that book.
    I assume you mean Nineteen Eighty-Four? So dismal and depressing...!
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    makes me think of newspeak
    Ha! My english major was just on that! I managed to write a feature article on it and link it to The war of Terrorism and James Bond, I got a kick ass mark for it as well!
 
 
 
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