28 July 2009

Jargon & gobbledygook refresher course

Ahead of the holiday period, this video might help you to get your ducks in a row when it’s time to get up to the plate again going forward - and two earlier posts might help to get the issues up the flag pole HERE and HERE.

But Sky News can hardly claim to be innocent when it comes to telling us that something is happening ahead of something else when what they mean is 'before'.

1 comment:

Chris Witt said...

I'm of the opinion that people use big, impressive sounding words and phrases -- bandwidth, robust, turnkey, paradigm shift, at the end of the day, etc. -- to hide the fact that their ideas are small and trite.