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Boris Johnson uses the kind of language that conceals meaning rather communicates it clearly and honestly.
The UK General Election 2019 was branded as one of the most ‘toxic’ in modern constitutional history. Putting to one side the issue of Brexit, ‘trust’ and ‘respect’ are two of the most prominent buzz-words that were debated last year.
No wonder several high-profile figures say they can’t take it any more. Are we really going to allow women to be harassed out of public service?
The former journalist raised eyebrows recently when he lapsed into Nonstandard English which is frowned upon in his National Curriculum.
A look at his published writing shows the prime minister has ramped up the rhetoric as Brexit has approached.
Words can and do have a direct effect on the world, Dr Philip Seargeant writes.