Words on Words
This chapter discusses the following topics: how the nature of one's ideas about religion is strongly conditioned by the words in which they are expressed; the rhetorical abundance of Americans; the use of the word ‘society’; how one third of other people's conversation is usually made up of words that appear to do no work at all; how the last and highest state of language evolution is its employment for purposes of factual description and rational argument; and the discriminating use of Roget's Thesaurus.
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