Don’t worry. It will look alright after you’ve washed it!


Sound familiar? That’s what the hairdresser says after you’ve had a bad haircut. Doublespeak is not uncommon in fact we use it all the time.

‘I don’t agree with everything he says.’ 

Means  –

I agree with everything he says but there was one thing that really p*ssed me off

OR –

I agree with nothing he said but there’s one thing I totally need to happen.

Doublespeak – Is it diplomacy or simply being polite? Is it political expediency or cunning? Whatever it is we are all getting disturbingly better at it day by day.

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