The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation

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    The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation

    Mises Daily: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 by Thorsten Polleit

    "....A euphemism is a form of doublespeak: it is a rhetorical device used sometimes intentionally and sometimes unintentionally — a linguistic palliation, amounting to a distortion of the truth — in many cases applied to avoid offending people. In real life, euphemisms can be used by some to try and legitimize actions that run counter to the interests of others. In that sense, euphemisms are a "manipulation of language" and a "manipulation through language......"