By William Safire
While William Safire delineates the adaptation among misinformation and disinformation or "distances himself" from clichés, humans sit up straight and take become aware of. which isn't to claim that Safire's readers continually take the punning pundit at his note: they don't, and he's obtained the letters to turn out it.
Among the entries in Coming to Terms, this all-new selection of Safire's "On Language" columns, you'll learn the repartee of Lexicographic Irregulars nice and small. John Haim of latest York units in concrete what safely to name a cement truck, whereas Charlton Heston demanding situations an interpretation of Hamlet's "to take palms opposed to a sea of troubles" and Gene Shalit passes alongside his favourite Yogi Berra-ism.
Bringing all of them jointly are dozens of Safire's such a lot illuminating and witty columns, from "Right Stuffing" to "Getting Whom." whilst William Safire involves phrases, there's by no means a lifeless second.
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