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Tampa Bay Local to be on 'Millionaire' for 'Armed Forces Week'

‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ plans to celebrate our Armed Forces members all week beginning December 14th, and one Bay Area local will be among the men and women celebrated. 60 more words


Volunteer Profile: Jim Lutz

This is the first in a series of interviews profiling our museum volunteers. We begin with Jim Lutz (at right in photo above) who has served on the museum board of governors for several years. 380 more words


Father's Day 2015

By Father’s Day, even though it wasn’t warm yet, I was already enjoying some relaxing time out on the deck.

Our garden quickly went from empty box (April 20th), to transplanted seedlings (May 24th), to plants growing happily (May 29th), to pumpkins climbing out of the box (June 18th)! 309 more words


Day in History, Nov. 5, 1960: RCMP ambush thwarts home invasion at farm

Three heavily armed men with nylon stockings pulled over their heads and a squad of RCMP detectives exchanged gunfire and battled hand-to-hand in a farm home outside of Stony Plain. 525 more words

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Propaganda and Doublespeak

In The World of Doublespeak by William Lutz he talks about what doublespeak is and how it is used to conceive people. Doublespeak simply means to think one thing and say another. 440 more words


Lutz and Cross

Many people do not consider the use of language when listening to speeches, political ads, or even just advertisements. However, there is much thought that goes into the wording of such advertisements and political ads. 542 more words

Lutz and Woolfolk

Nick Niehaus

Ben Taylor

English 101, 9:15


William Lutz discussed what doublespeak is in his essay and the different types of doublespeak. Lutz says “Doublespeak is a blanket term for language which pretends to communicate but doesn’t, language which makes the bad seem good, the negative appear positive, the unpleasant attractive, or at least tolerable. 340 more words