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Nukespeak: The language used about nuclear weapons helps make the idea of using them “clean’and “acceptable”

The antiseptic language of Nukespeak cleans up the very dirty business of nuclear weapons https://www.jsonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/02/27/nukespeak-cleans-up-language-nuclear-holocaust/378235002/ Paul Carroll  March 1, 2018  The first nuclear explosion, in the New Mexico desert in July 1945, came from a massive spherical bomb with radioactive plutonium at its core. It was playfully called “The Gadget.”  

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March 3, 2018 - Posted by | 2 WORLD, culture and arts, weapons and war

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