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Book Nook: Euphemania - Our Love Affair with Euphemisms, Ralph Keyes (Part 2)
Part two of a two-part conversation with Ralph Keyes about his new book, Euphemania - Our Love Affair with Euphemisms.
Euphemania - Our Love Affair with Euphemisms, Ralph Keyes (Little Brown)
December 27, 2010
In the second part of my interview with Ralph Keyes we discuss why we do it - why we use so many euphemisms. We have some very good reasons and some bad ones.
We say and hear euphemisms every day. They enhance our conversations but they also can disguise what we really are trying to say.
Ralph Keyes is the author of 16 books. A graduate of Antioch College, Keyes hosted a music show on WYSO back in 1962. He is on the board of the Antioch Writer's Workshop. He lives in Yellow Springs.
Hear part one of Vick's conversation with Ralph Keyes here.