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Harsh words harsh frames

  1. 1. Harsh Words/Harsh Frames<br />Language and Society<br />
  2. 2. ‘You know, possums, you can overcare for an institutionalised loved one.’<br />
  3. 3. ‘Maisy has been hospitalised.’<br />
  4. 4. ‘What is the use of the courts if you can’t access them?’<br />
  5. 5. ‘Most children shop and recreate within eight miles of their homes’<br />‘Children truant in increasing numbers.’<br />‘The social worker was tasked to find them.’<br />
  6. 6. ‘Sorry, my diary’s fully scoped right now.’<br />‘This will impact the ongoing scenario.’<br />He was fundraising for the Oxfam appeal.<br />He was raising funds for the Oxfam appeal.<br />‘I’m grateful for the President’s support as Iraq transitions to democracy.’<br />
  7. 7. ‘There is a disconnect in many women between genital changes and mental changes.’<br />‘OK, I can see you’re not following me. Let’s flip-chart it.’<br />If he continues to grow his business, then his borrowing will gently trend downwards.<br />
  8. 8. The American forces battled the insurgents as …<br />Keating’s friend, Anthea Turner … said she had battled her illness with great courage.<br />
  9. 9. future prospects<br />past histories<br />past record<br />future plans<br />live survivors<br />safe havens<br />The two brothers shared the same taste in food.<br />
  10. 10. There’s a problem with class.<br />There’s an issue about class.<br />There are issues around class.<br />We were aware of the build quality issues on one home but we were not aware that the problem may extend to other properties.<br />

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