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Lessons in How Not to Say What you Mean

Harold Offeh
2003
6 mins Video

Lessons in How Not to Say What you Mean

Lessons attempts to directly illustrate both current and historical euphemisms. The video takes categories such as breasts, mental illness and sexuality and presents a series of stills and video clips that corresponds with specific euphemisms, such as 'jugs' for breasts. The video attempts to highlight some of the inherent absurdities of euphemistic language through playful but literal representations.

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