Try the New York Times’ Torture Euphemism Generator

10/25/2010 9:42 AM |

The New York Times Iraq War Logs Torture Euphemism Generator

Last week, following WikiLeaks’ release of the Iraq War Logs, a New York Timesfeature on the documents continued the newspaper of note’s tradition of avoiding use of the word “torture” through all types of verbal gymnastics. The Times‘ unwillingness to call torture “torture” became so, um, torturous, that Boing Boing’s Rob Beschizza made them a handy Torture Euphemism Generator. Try it out!