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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
From double, from Old French duble/doble (double), from Latin duplus (twofold), from duo (two) + talk, from Middle English talkien, from tale. Earliest documented use: 1938. Also see doublethink.
“No amount of double-talk or diversionary tactics would be able to sway this jury.”
J. Leon Pridgen II; Color of Justice; Strebor Books; 2011.
See more usage examples of double-talk in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Journalist Ed Murrow: "Who owns the patent on this vaccine?" Jonas Salk: "Well, the people, I would say. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?" -Jonas Salk, medical researcher and developer of polio vaccine (28 Oct 1914-1995)