Wednesday, June 18, 2008

50 Office-Speak Phrases You Love To Hate

From the BBC. I especially liked #39:

In my work environment it's all cascading at the moment. What they really mean is to communicate or disseminate information, usually downwards. What they don't seem to appreciate is that it sounds like we're being [peed] on. Which we usually are.
My favorite hate was/is "synergy," that nebulous concept of working together to produce results that were greater than the sum of the combined efforts of each individual in the group.

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