Episode 172: Perspectives on…Doublespeak

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Doublespeak is a term that traces its origin back to George Orwell’s influential book ’1984′. To engage in doublespeak means to talk in a vague, misleading and ambiguous manner – a tactic often observed in politics and business especially. In this episode of SLHS, various commentators from George Carlin to Philip Seymour Hoffman weigh in on the nature of doublespeak.

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