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De har noen gode eksempler der på omskrivning eller «nytale» som Orwell kalte det:
The comedian George Carlin notes that, in the wake of the first world war, traumatized veterans were said to be suffering from «shell shock.» The short, vivid phrase conveys the horrors of battle — one can practically hear the shells exploding overhead. After the second world war, people began to use the term «combat fatigue» to characterize the same condition. The phrase is a bit more pleasant, but it still acknowledges combat as the source of discomfort. In the wake of the Vietnam War, people referred to «post-traumatic stress disorder»: a phrase that is completely disconnected from the reality of war altogether.