Jargon and corporate-speak that drive communicators crazy
Try asking fellow writers for their least favorite usages; we did, and we got a flood of replies, including ‘arguably,’ ‘incent’ and ‘at the end of the day.’
Someday technology will reach a point where our helmet-mounted computers will sound an alarm whenever we even think about typing a cliché. Meanwhile, a low-tech resource abounds for those seeking to avoid tired usages, bureaucratic phrases, corporate jargon and plain old confused English: other writers. Ask fellow wordsmiths what words and phrases they eschew, and you may find yourself reconsidering usages that hadn’t bothered you before. At least that’s read more...
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