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Politics and the English Language

George Orwell

Politics and the English Language, 1946 [L.m./F.s.: 2015-09-24 / 0.16 KiB]
‘Our civilization is decadent and our language — so the argument runs — must inevitably share in the general collapse. It follows that any struggle against the abuse of language is a sentimental archaism, like preferring candles to electric light or hansom cabs to aeroplanes...’

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