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'And from what we've been able to determine, this is the tweak that broke the paradigm's back.'
"I made a straightforward proposal, Moira, and all I ask is a linear response."
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'I'd like to push the envelope, go the extra mile, and think outside the box to facilitate a win-win solution to the over-utilization of buzzwords.'
"Congratulations. We verbed three new words this week."
"Sonata for Three Frogs"
Tags:sonata, sonatas, music, musicians, musical, musicians, musician, classical music, classical, classic, frogs, frog, amphibian, amphibians, play on words, jargon, jargons, strange image, strange, surreal, animals, pretension, pretentious, pretentiously, art, arts, artistic, artistically, arts and culture, culture, cultured, culturally, pop culture, popular culture, modern classical, composer, composers, compose, pianist, pianists, piano, pianos
"I know it's just a political buzzword, but the idea of change really resonates with me."
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"Audit him - but make it look like an accident."
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'We had a group think about implementing paradigm shifting re-prioritisations of our inward facing media strategy in order to enhance our communication with the average man on the street.'
"That metallic grinding means her throwout bearings are shot. She's backfiring through her carburetor. The tick indicates transmission trouble, and the smoke means she's on fire."
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A Brief History Of The Campaign
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"And now, before we adjourn, Ms. Hunnicutt will announce the meeting's M.V.P."
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"Are you saying we're about to add a little peripheral to our systems?"
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"Sometimes our borrowers find themselves underwater."
Tags:mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mob boss, mob bosses, mafia, mafia boss, mafioso, organised, organized, organised crime, organized crime, criminal, criminals, boss, bosses, boss man, big boss, chief, exec, execs, executive, executives, management style, management, manager, managers, jargon, judge, judges, judged, judicial, judiciary, jury, juror, jurors, jury duty, law, lawyer, lawyers, legal, legality, legalism, your honor, honor, your honour, court, courts, court of law, court room, court rooms, courtroom, courtrooms, prosecute, prosecutor
"I was on the cutting edge. I pushed the envelope. I did the heavy lifting. I was the rainmaker. Then I ran out of metaphors."
"And now let's practice risk management!"
"I gotta tell ya, these embezzlement convictions raise a red flag."
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"Better than a business model, I have a business scheme."
"And, for insurance purposes, you must buy insurance."
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"O.K. Will somebody please bring me up to date?"
Tags:boardroom, boardrooms, meeting, meetings, board meeting, board meetings, business meeting, business meetings, office jargon, business jargon, jargon, buzzword, buzzwords, office phrase, office phrases, business phrases, business phrase, out of date, behind the times, colonial, colonial style, colonial styles, american history, colonial america, eighteenth century, eighteenth century, 1700s
"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"You're supposed to push your envelope from the inside, Conners!"
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'...and this one comes with two trilobites of memory.'
"I've got tech support. I'm on hold for tech support translator."
"When you say 'my people,' do you mean your tribe or your reps?"
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"As far as I'm concerned, it just takes my kind."
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