What do you mean by that?

color-wheelHave you ever tried to describe a color to someone? Any success? “Dark green” or “light green” aren’t much help. And “chartreuse” is a word unknown to many.

Geoff Nunberg’s commentary on Fresh Air states that the political words and phrases we’re hearing and using constantly are just as difficult when it comes to pinning down an exact meaning. For example: “normalize,” “alt-right,” “post-truth”…


http://www.npr.org/2016/12/22/506451640/normal-the-word-of-the-year-in-a-year-that-was-anything-but

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