Doublespeak Award

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The Doublespeak Award is an "ironic tribute to public speakers who have perpetuated language that is grossly deceptive, evasive, euphemistic, confusing, or self-centered." It has been issued by the National Council of Teachers of English since 1974.[1][2]

Its opposite number is the Orwell Award for authors, editors, or producers of a print or nonprint work that "contributes to honesty and clarity in public language."[1]

The recipients of the award have included:[1]


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