"The word 'satellite,' which infuriates the Russians..."
ENGLISH GONE WRONG
By Eric Partridge
First printing of this virulent attack on the wickedness of 'Communist English' and 'Debased English' published during the Cold War.
Very good plus.
ENGLISH GONE WRONG
"Much debasement and some contamination operate unconsciously and subconsciously, especially among businessmen and in the worlds of literature and art and music, worlds notorious for the pullulation and proliferation of the well-meaning but woolly..."
Uncommon pamphlet inveighing against "the specious premisses and promises of Marxian dialectic" and the "amorphous allurements of the Communist dream," and their alleged attempts to seduce and subvert the innocent yet fatally susceptible Standard English language, by the author of numerous titles on English usage and the history of slang. A Background Book, part of a "useful series of books and pamphlets" touching on current affairs.
London: Phoenix House Ltd, (1957). 7.25'' x 4.75''. Original yellow stapled wrappers. 46,  pages. Moderate soil to covers; light edgewear.
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