How language is used to obfuscate.

A further example of how language is used, particularly by large organisations and bureaucracies, to confuse rather than communicate, and often also to hide their true intention(s).

A blogger and father of an autistic son has described his experience with the social care system here in the UK, and especially with the kind of language the system uses.

A very enlightening post; read it on the BBC website

To paraphrase- “By their words ye shall know them”

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