Friday, July 31, 2009

Mid-summer's Night Blog


If I hear that word again I will scream.

I hate fad words and phrases.

Here are some more:


"I can't wrap my head around it."



speakin' of accountability:

'Bernie Madoff'

'Ponzi Scheme'

'healthcare system'

blah, blah, blah, blah


eb said...

I think 'teachable moment' should be on that list pretty soon

Dodes said...

Yes, I agree!

"Teachable moment" is a rocket-science term for "learn from your mistakes."

Here are several others and their no-nonsense translations:

"Transparency" means honesty

"Customer-facing" means how things should work

"Sales-facing" means how things really work, but don't tell the customer