Double Talk

By: Alexa Silvera

Definition

A language that appears to be earnest by using words but is in fact a mixture of sense said nonsense.

Examples

" I do not fail I succeed in finding out what does not work"

" War is peace, Freedom is slavery, Ignorance is peace"

Interesting Information about double talk.

Many people such as Sid Ceasar, Gary Owens, and Danny Kayne has used double talk in their comedies.

In 1974 a committee of public doublespeak won an award for the best double talk.

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