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5teveH wrote:
But do the Government think that, by using different words, no-one will realise what they are?

Why not? it works all the time. The whole concept of euphemisms plays to the same mental blind spot.

(I could also give multiple examples from all types of government, but that would be veering too close to politics.)
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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