Category:Weasel Words

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"It's all marketing mumbo jumbo! Don't believe a word of it!"
Strong Bad, Homestar Runner
"And you really believe all that? I can't tell when you decorate your sentences with all those hedges."
Siobhan, Luminosity

A common feature of advertising, both on television and elsewhere: words or phrases that seem to have a specific meaning but which in fact have a meaning which is either completely ambiguous or intentionally different from what is perceived by the potential buyer.

For an extensive and detailed examination of Weasel Words, see this entry at Wikipedia. Or, better yet, see this entry! Some people say that weasel words are a necessary generalization.


Pages in category "Weasel Words"

The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.