Word of the Week: Ersatz

As in:  “In other words, gesture is often understood as an Ersatz–language,  . . . not more than a signal, the efficacy of which depends of two criteria: right timing and good reception.”

Bos, R. ten  (2011). The Moral significance of gestures. Business Ethics: A European Review 20, 282.  Retrieved from  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-8608

For definitions, search the Oxford English Dictionary and the General Dictionaries of the Credo Reference collection of electronic books.

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