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"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
"You're supposed to push your envelope from the inside, Conners!"
Tags:jargon, jargons, buzzword, buzzwords, buzz word, buzz words, pushing the envelope, envelope, phrase, phrases, cliche, cliches, clichés, cliché, management, manager, managers, misunderstanding, misunderstood, wrong, incorrect, getting it wrong, irony, ironic, ironies, dramatic irony, order, orders, obedience, obey, obeying, outside the box, thinking, thinking outside the box, typical, businessmen, businessman, modern, modern life, play on words, word play, word-play, ignorant, ignorance, idiom, idioms
"Am I talent or product?"
Tags:stepford wives, old fashioned, family, family values, families, dinner, over dinner, business, market, markets, marketing, marketed, parents, parenting, parental, product, products, businesses, businessmen, dad, dads, father, fatherhood, talent, talented, word play, play on words, cliche, kids say the darndest things, cliches, cliché, clichésjargon, jargons, work talk, home life, work life, corporate, corporations, influence, influential, influencing, raising kids, kid, kids, child, children
Explaining it on layman's terms
"Allow me to put this in term you'll think you understand."
Tags:financial services, financial advisor, finacial advisors, financial adviser, financial advisers, terms you'll understand, dumb down, dumbing down, dumbed down, jargon, jargons, confusing, deliberately confusing, fool, fooling, hoodwink, hoodwinked, investing, investor, investors, layman, laymen
"This is the hole that separates the women from the girls."
Tags:word play, word-play, play on words, lingo, slang, jargon, jargons, golf, golfing, masculine, masculinity, golf course, hole, holes, tee, tees, bunker, bunkers, water, water hazard, reverse, reversed, reversal, reversals, inverted, invert, subvert, subverted, subverting, subverts, leisure, women, woman, girl, girlgang, girl gang
"11th Grade Math for Nincompoops"
The Kind Of Synergy That Can Happen Only At The Office
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, office environment, cubicle, cubicles, watercooler, water cooler, water-cooler, work sucks, wageslave, wage slave, synergy, buzzword, buzzwords, jargons, jargon, communication, communicate, communicates, team work, team working, team-work, teamwork, working together, friend, friendship, commiseration, commiserating, commiserate, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men
'Marcia, do we have anyone in legal who's fluent in both 'Mumbo' and 'Jumbo'?'
'I'll give it to you straight - This disease is almost IMPOSSIBLE to pronounce.'
"Study after study shows that more and more people are participating in studies."
Tags:study, studies, stats, statistics, statistical, statistical analysis, analyst, analysts, bogus, jargon, jargons, preformative, irony, ironic, ironically, office drone, office drones, offices, businessmen, business men, business man, businessman, cubicle, cubicles, office ecology, procrastinate, procrastination, useless
"I feel like pushing the envelope this morning, honey, starting with a little grape jelly for that bran muffin."
Tags:jargon, jargons, office jargon, businessjargon, slang, slangs, lingo, cliche, cliches, clichés, cliché, dining, fine dining, breakfast, breakfast food, breakfasts, marriage, married, married life, husbands, husband, husbands and wives, wife, wives, jelly, modern life, suburban, suburban life, suburbia, modernity, foodie, foodies, treat, treat yourself, treat yoself, treats, treating
'We really need to get on-message about out responsive reciprocal concepts, on-message.'
'I think the phrase 'jump the shark' has jumped the shark.'
"I like to use new Bible words. Let's beseech Mom for cookies."
Tags:biblical language, bible language, bible, bibles, jargon, jargons, sunday school, old testament, new testament, cookie, cookies, church, churches, snack, snacks, snacking, snacker, snackers, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, kid, kids, family life, family-life, bible study, bible studies, theologian, theologians
'So I propose we change the name to 'societal positivity'."
Jane regretted not having invested more time in learning management speak.
Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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"Bartleson, are we cronies yet?"
"If you kick her with the left spur, she'll give you more lumbar support."
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, lumbar, lumbar support, posture, spinal, spine, spine health, back, back support, support, spur, spurs, jargon, jargons, medical
Friendly Offer or Hostile Bid? "What do you say to a movie and then we go get some Chinese?"
Tags:offer, offers, friendly, friends, date, dating, dates, proposition, ask out, asking out, woman, man, relationship, relationships, business, business term, business terminology, term, terminology, deal, deals, business deal, business deals, jargon, jargons, merger, mergers, language, business merger, romance, romantic
"We think you could gain much wider support simply by re-languaging your bigotry."
Tags:language, lingo, languages, speak, speaking, public speaking, speech, slang, slangs, phrase, phrasing, jargon, jargons, implied, imply, implication, implicate, implications, spin, spinning, spin doctor, media spin, support, supporting, underhand, underhanded, pr, public relations, present, presentation, bigot, bigots, activist, activism
'Eureka may or may NOT be the most appropriate response, I think we need to set up a policy committee to consider developing a policy that encapsulates...'
"So, any other ideas as to how we can be more disruptive?"