I've never been a fan of euphemism.
Euphemism is a euphemism for lying.
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
'Women's fashion' is a euphemism for fashion created by men for women.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
'Senior Citizen' and 'Silver Surfer' are the new euphemisms. Unless you're a female presenter on TV, in which case you're ready for the knacker's yard at 35.
Patrimonial capitalism's legacy is that many people see reform as a euphemism for corruption and self-dealing.
Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
Euphemism in the workplace does not end with job descriptions. It reaches a pusillanimous peak at the other end of the work process - in dismissal.
Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats.
'Spoilt' is a euphemism for 'loved.'
Euphemism is a human device to conceal the horrors of reality.
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