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"We don't consider you luggage 'lost', we like to think it's off on an adventure."
Berlitz Guide to Dentalese.
Tags:language learning, learning languages, language, languages, translation, translations, interpret, interpretation, interpretations, dentist, dentists, going to the dentist, this won't hurt, dentalese, dental pain, dental work, dentist's office, dentist's offices, dental office, dental offices, cavity, cavities, teeth, teeth cleaning, irony, doublespeak, double-speak, say one thing mean another, pain, painful, hurt, hurts, mild discomfort
A Born Politician
Tags:politics, politicians, political, politic, kid, kids, children, child, education, educational, school, schools, example, examples, doublespeak, double speak, double think, doublethink, double-think, double-speak, spin, spin doctor, speech, speeches, rhetoric, persuasive, persuade, bureaucrat, bureaucratic, bureaucracy, schooling, youth, lead by example
"Simple effective communications with users is essential, so we're going to practise drilling down to identify core interpersonal information transfer methodologies to accelerate meaningful dialogue protocols."
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"Jill's right. 'We offer a challenging work environment' sounds better than 'Welcome to the salt mines.'"
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"I don't mean to retweet neo-nazis every week. This is a wacky coincidence."
Bureaucrat/lawyer speaks legal gobbledegook to assistant with tea tray. Secretary translates: 'That'll be two sugars then.'
The reality stops here
"Well, it's not wrong if you consider the alternative facts."
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'Facts Used in Politics'
Tags:politics, fiction, non-fiction, books, facts, facts not true, political book, library, librarian, librarians, category, categorize, categorise, classify, classification, classifications, dewey decimal, dewey decimal system, fictional facts, political facts, political library, campaigning, political promises, studying politics, fiction section, telling people what they want to hear, politician, politicians, doublespeak
"You need a constitutional proactive approach to arrest system decline. That means get some exercise or you'll die."
Tags:medical jargon, management speech, buzzwords, sedentary lifestyle, sedentary lifestyles, active lifestyle, active lifestyles, management speak, business speak, buzzwords, doublespeak, slang, newspeak, cliches, health, exercise, health service, nhs, doctor, doctor, managers, management, gobbledegook, translation, translations, healthcare, exercise, exercises, exercising
"Repeat after me: We are delivering the proactive core value promises and rolling out our real time best practice action plan going forward ..."
'Quadruple speak and spin.'
"Great work, Smith. I must say, it's heartening to read a press release that both honors and builds upon the time-honored tradition of artisanal, hand-crafted gobbledygook!"
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"Cynthia, please disambiguate this suite of objectives, cherry-pick anything that's actionable and Nascar it through a dialed-back event horizon."