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ZNet and ABC- Big Ideas are forums for great dialogues such as this one on the deterioration of the english language.

It’s All Gone To The Dogs -, 29 March 2010 11:00
Have we taken ‘managerial language’ too far, to the point where it makes no sense? Here at the Perth Writers’ Festival, author and former Keating speechwriter Don Watson sits down with philosopher AC Grayling to discuss how language is evolving at the expense of logic and clarity. Is the point of good language now to mask, misdirect and obscure? Is it time to bring back the teaching of Latin in schools?

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