Don Watson recently published Bendable Learnings. Like Death Sentence, it contains some chilling illustrations of language which has had the life sucked out of it.
Of Bob Hawke: “When speaking off the cuff he embarked on his sentences like a madman with a club in a dark room: he bumped and crashed around for so long his listeners became less interested in what he was saying than the prospect of his escape. When at last he emerged triumphantly into the light we cheered, not for the gift of enlightenment, but as we cheer a man who walks away from an avalanche or a mining accident.”
"Trachypithecus obscurus" spotted by triggsturner:
According to the Sensis Social Media Report, a survey that is done yearly, Facebook users spent on average 16.64 minutes on the service each time they used it in the past year. Multiplying surveyed users' average time by the average number of usage occasions (31.2) shows that the typical user spends a whopping 8.5 hours per week on it.