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"You know what I'd like to do, Caslow? I'd like to create a far-reaching, innovative program that will open a lot of channels, offer great opportunities, link up with all kind of things, and enable something or other to happen. Any ideas?"
Prayers For Agnostics
"We're Quietly Confident That It Smells Of Cinnamon"
Tags:science, scientific, vague, theory, theorising, theories, theoretical, oddball, odd ball, scientists, professors, professor, the unknown, lab, labs, laboratory, laboratories, the unknown, unknown, space, astronomy, astronomical, physics, astro, astrophysics, dark matter, deep space, smell, smells, making the best of a bad situation
"Let's derail this! So use passive voice, express vague concerns, and call for a follow-on working group."
"When I grow up, I'm going to be a suit."
Tags:growing up, child rearing, kid, kids, child, hopes and dreams, ambition, ambitions, ambitious, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, vague, suit, suits, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, corporate law, corporate lawyer, corporate lawyers
"We'll start with the appetizer, move on to the entree, and then finish up with dessert."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, appetizer, appetizers, appetiser, appetisers, starter, starters, entree, entrees, main, mains, dessert, desserts, pudding, puddings, vague, unclear, indecisive, indecision, deciding, decision, decisions, making a decision, choice, choices, choosing, making a choice
"Watch out for his being better at boxing than you."
Tags:coach, coaches, coached, coaching, box, boxing, boxer, boxing ring, sport, sports, contact sport, competitive sport, physical, physical sport, contact, contact sport, this corner, red corner, blue corner, fighter, fighting, fight, fights, better, skill, unskilled, underskilled, bested, skill match, skill matched, match, boxing match, compete, competitive, positive, optimism, optimistic, advice, bad advice, vague, advise, advises, advising
Tags:generalise, general, generally, all purpose, all-purpose, multipurpose, multi purpose, multi-purpose, reuse, recycle, recycling, vague, vaguely, vagueness, bandwagon, bandwagons, picket, picket line, bandwagon, bandwagons, band-wagon, band wagon, strike, striking, strikes, sign, signs, unfair, stop, no
"I've always had this vague curiosity about me."
Industry regulation and de-regulation
Tags:news, the news, news reader, newsreader, news commentator, news commentators, tv news, television news, news program, news programs, news programme, news programme, interview, interviews, interviewee, interviewees, politician, politicians, answer the question, avoiding the question, fake news, confuse the issue, confusing the issue, industry regulation, deregulation, industry deregulation, political centre, politcal center, indecisive, indecisiveness, vague, vagueness, non committal, non-committal, toe the party line, party line the party line, modern life, modern times
Pie chart - What were we studying, again?
"Would you please elaborate on 'the something bad happened'?"
Tags:business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, accountant, accountants, going under, failed business, failing business, failing businesses, incompetent, incompetence, recession, the recessions, financial crash, the financial crash, economic crash, the economic crash, meeting, meetings, board meeting, board meeting, presentation, presentations, vague
Language of politics.
"'Somewhere in between' is not an acceptable plea."
Tags:court, courts, courtroom, courtrooms, trial, trials, legal system, justice system, law, laws, legal, judge, judges, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, defence, defense, defendant, defendants, client, clients, plea, pleas, pleading, guilty, not guilty, innocent, vague, unclear, ambiguous, somewhere in between, unacceptable
'That's not bad. But most of the other consulatnats gave us mission statemens with more detail.'
"'Thou shalt not covet ______'? Aren't we getting a little specific, Lord?"
Tags:religion, religious, bible, biblical, old testament, exodus, book of exodus, deuteronomy, book of deuteronomy, moses, commandment, commandments, ten commandments, 10 commandments, decalogue, thou shalt not, covet, coveting, jealousy, envy, specific, vague, general, unclear, blank, blanks, fill-in-the-blank, questioning, god
"Paint something nice."
'News of the vague.'
Mom wine tasting
What happens in vagueness stays in vagueness.
'Maybe we need to type in something more specific than 'back in the day'.'
"Being vague and general?" "No, that's the first law of psychics, I want the law of phsics."
'For the last 15 years, I've been working in the financial services sector - whatever that means.'
'Our auto leasing contract is being recalled to correct a defect in the wording. It's not vague enough.'
Tags:auto lease, auto leases, auto leasing, car lease, cat leases, car leasing, contract, contracts, car loan, car loans, legal jargon, legal language, vague, vagueness, legal contract, legal contracts, car, cars, car salesmen, car salesman, car dealership, car dealerships, auto dealership, auto dealerships