The Elephant in the Room: The Psychology of Innuendo and Euphemism

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(Visit: Why don't people just say what they mean? In this lecture, Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker explains the paradoxical appeal of euphemism, innuendo, politeness, and other forms of shilly-shallying. Recorded on 02/05/2014. Series: "UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures" [5/2014] [Humanities] [Show ID: 27932]

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