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Linguist Geoff Nunberg

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg

Linguist Geoff Nunberg

Linguist Geoff Nunberg

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg considers the word "appeasement," which is being used in the debate about the war in Iraq. The word doesn't have favorable connotations.