Examples of the Latest Borrowings, Euphemisms, and Neologisms in the English Language
1. ''I kept turning my club upside down,'' the 60-year-old Golden Bear said later, with a smile. ''I told him, 'Turn yours upside down so it looks like we are playing the same club.' Gosh, he hits the ball a long way.''
Gosh - used by Christians to avoid taking the name of God
Thamel, P. (2008) For Florida State Player and Scholar, Game Day Is Different. New York: The New York Times Company. Available from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/20/sports/ncaafootball/20rolle.html?_r=1&ref=sports [Accessed November 20, 2008].
2. From bright future at the to fatal Injury on the road.
Fatal injury – an euphemism related to death
Vasquez, E. (2007) From Bright Future at the To Fatal Injury on the Road. New York: The New York Times Company. Available from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/23/nyregion/23horse.html [Accessed November 20, 2008].
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