His description of the relationship between the two clubs as 'not much love lost' is heavily euphemistic
Firstly, before you even get down to each individual house detail, I love the euphemistic
language employed by estate agents in their adverts.
Democrats in Congress should also resist euphemistic
formulas like ''phased redeployment,'' which really means trying to achieve with even fewer troops what Washington failed to achieve with current force levels.
In the city of Los Angeles, this all comes under the euphemistic
heading of ``accounting.
Neil Goldschmidt had an "affair," a euphemistic
term for committing third-degree rape.
My Welsh-speaking colleagues call them `hwrshops', literally translated as `whore shops', which is probably nearer the mark than the more euphemistic
and experiences within the context of a four-month period of his life, Holappa's work falls under the somewhat euphemistic
umbrella rubric of "life writing.
Thus the endless list of "whore-with-a-heart-of-gold" fables--from the euphemistic
"show-girls" in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to Julia Roberts's star-making performance in Pretty Woman.
They hate euphemistic
labelling such as husky or portly.
Although their reports on environmental, health, and safety practices are written in euphemistic
bureaucratese, they confirm that violations were serious and systematic.
Comfort women'' is a euphemistic
reference to tens of thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands of women from Korea and other countries who were forced to serve as sexual slaves for front-line Japanese soldiers during the war.
This can vary from cars, to pets, to the rather euphemistic
sounding "business assets" mentioned on the manufacturer's website.
One only has to look at the language of boxing to see its origins in the often comic language of the criminal underclasses in London, where euphemistic
terms for injuries often covered up harsh reality.
And then, Howard employs the kind of euphemistic
language that she eschews in her book: ``I had a bit of a concern with one of my guides who became too familiar,'' she says, with understatement.
At last the parents involved in the hospital's organ retention scandal - a euphemistic
term which doesn't come near to describing the appalling heartache involved - must at last feel justice is being done.