the watershed›in Britain, the time in the evening, usually 9 pm, after which televisionprogrammes that are not suitable for children can be shown: The script censors say which words can be used before the watershed.
We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and