any of various kinds of concealed or disguised beds designed in the 18th century.
Words And Phrases Your Parents Used That You Can’t Use NowParenting has changed over the years and so has the language. While some phrases were popular years ago, today they are obsolete ... and for good reason. Here are ten old expressions that your parents might have used but you wouldn't dare use today.
Weasel Words And Other Ways We Avoid Telling The TruthMost of us know what the word lying means, but what happens when someone carefully skirts the truth instead of telling a bold-faced whopper? Politicians, in particular, are well known for making use of equivocal language as a way of hiding their true actions.
- decentralized processing,
- deception table,
- deceptive cadence,
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