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Sparrow's Reading Corner: {Top Ten Tuesday | Mighty Crave}

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the girls over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme:

Top Ten Authors I’m Craving to Read More Books From. 562 more words

Books

re:Wat in het ene machtsblok onzegbaar is ...

I made, hierzo, een beetje a meal of het zoeken naar een goed voorbeeld van ‘onzegbare’ dingen, terwijl ik nota bene zaterdag direct al een… 966 more words

Actuele Opmerkingen

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable.

- George Orwell

Politics

BECAUSE THIS IS AMERICA

                               “BIG BROTHER”                           FROM THE MOVIE 1984

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/9/11/u-s-government-strongarmedyahoototurnoveruserdata.html

Yeah, I’d say coercion took place, and once a monetary value was affixed Yahoo surrendered it’s constitutional concerns. 371 more words

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Rating clarification: 4.5 stars
I honestly don’t know what I can say about Nineteen Eighty-Four… 332 more words

The Library

Politics and The Cliched Language

This article with an intentionally awfully-punned title is about The Adolf Hitler of Language: Cliches

In 1946, George Orwell wrote his most well-known essay “Politics and the English Language” 1,413 more words

Back to the future

I smiled when I read the comments of the CEO of the existing hospital holding corporation: “We are excited to pursue this relationship with . Like ours, these organizations are committed to providing high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care.” 53 more words

Musings