Lingua Franca – 17/03/01: The Newspeak of the New Millenium…

Lingua Franca – 17/03/01: The Newspeak of the New Millenium…: “

Saturday 17/03/01

The Newspeak of the New Millenium…

Summary:

At a recent Colloquium on ‘the power of the word’

at Churchill College, Cambridge, the plain-speaking

Nigerian writer and human rights campaigner

WOLE SOYINKA attacked the language of political

correctness. “