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Don Watson, author of Death Sentence of the English Language, has published Watson’s Dictionary of Weasel Words: contemporary cliches, cant and management jargon. Like a weasel sucking the yolk from an egg while leaving the shell intact, the champions of “weasel words” suck the meaning out of a word.

I received my 2006 diary from Watson’s stable, except its called an “Event Empowerment Tool.”

Read more about this fascinating topic at http://www.weaselwords.com.au/