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Hugh Mackay

Debasing Debate: Hugh Mackay’s Rebuttal of Richard Hall

April 1996, no. 179 01 April 1996
Richard Hall, in ‘Debasing Debate: The Language of the Bland’, had neither the grace nor the courtesy to contact me when preparing his essay on ‘the language, methods and findings’ of The Mackay Report. Had he done so, I might have been able to caution him against publishing such false and misleading material. I could certainly have asked him to correct several errors of fact but, more imp ... (read more)