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'Politically motivated violence' a euphemism for 'terrorism'?
« on: December 22, 2014, 01:19:49 pm »
Tony Abbott stated regarding the recent Sydney Siege: 'Politically motivated violence'... is this a euphemism for 'terrorism'? I think so.

Hint: this is a VERY GOOD EXAMPLE to include in essays on euphemisms next year.

See the full video here, and include this in your quotations list! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHECetJR7uI

Can you spot any other euphemisms or unusual linguistic features in his speech?
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