EMISM - What does EMISM stand for? The Free Dictionary
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They used the euph emism
"clothing store" (yishangguan) instead of "laundry" (xiyiguan) to disguise the fact that they worked as much as seventeen hours each day standing in the damp heat generated by steaming irons and boiling machines.
for 'state' ('Motherland,' 'Fatherland,' la patrie) have long abounded, and so has the unwieldy and often inaccurate composite 'nation-state'.