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[–] acheron2012 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

You have to be a special kind of idiot to keep falling for government NEWSPEAK after all these decades.


[–] greycloud 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

some nuspeak is natural. for instance, the government didn't change the meaning of the word "bitch", the government didn't create the word "twerk" and the like. how people use words changes the meaning of the words over time. the government is sometimes responsible for this change in use of words, but more often small subcultures will coin a phrase and spread it to the world. for a while there was a manufactured attempt at nuspeak on voat, attempting to change the meaning of the word "google".