“The Sound Makes the Music”

Huh? This is an attempt to translate a German expression: “Der Ton macht die Musik”, meaning that it not only matters what you say, but how you say it. This NPR piece is just about that, namely, how language in Washington has changed recently to make uncomfortable topics sound more pleasing and less confrontational.

One Response to “The Sound Makes the Music”

  1. beautiful wording, I agree

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