dumbing down


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dumbing down

nNiveauverlust m; (= simplification)Vereinfachung f
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Each of his victims has launched their own version of the dumbing down argument in recent weeks.
Asked by McLaughlin to comment on the momentous tidings, Germond said "we could take credit for dumbing down the whole world.
The everyday use of bad language on TV and in films has contributed to a dumbing down of our children
Nearly half the chapters are devoted to Canadian film and television, acknowledging the enormous influence Canadians have had on the dumbing down of North American humour.
When he announced the watchdog reforms in September last year, Mr Balls said he wanted to end the annual August debate about dumbing down.
I am wholly in favour of expanding educational opportunity, but it should not be at the expense of dumbing down what is being offered.
There is an inevitable dumbing down of the system in order to retain the small number of students who want to study these subjects in the first place,' he said.
PAMELA Anderson and Jordan had better watch out - as boxer Chris Eubank is waging war on boob jobs Chris, as well known for his eccentric dress sense as his wins in the ring, reckons the time has come to fight bad taste and dumbing down.
But if we are dumbing down so dramatically, why did more people go to a museum or art gallery last year than to a live sporting event or a theme park?
Perhaps that's because he doesn't belittle his audience by dumbing down the material or feeding them dogmatic pablum.
But the most illuminating example of a Britain dumbing down came with the very revealing .
But they were hidden away, so if they hide their best programmes people get the impression they're dumbing down.