All Of Those Business Buzzwords: Throw Them Under The Bus

In just about any language (but more so in English than just about any other tongue), cute or quirky words or expressions come and go.  Some gain currency for longer – some even become permanent fixtures in our lexicon.  However, most stick around only about as long as parachute pants or the Macarena.

This brings us to a recent missive on so-called “biz-speak,” and the need to jettison from your writing and speaking everything (or nearly so) on this list.  It also raises the following point, submitted for your consideration: No one expects you write or speak with Shakespearean wit and eloquence, but, really, don’t you owe it to yourself to express yourself in your own words, with your own style?

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