Infographic: The irritating buzzwords people use most

Hate corporate jargon? This infographic reveals which words and phrases have increased in popularity, as well as witty quips about how horrible they are.

If someone were to ask you to name the most overused buzzwords or phrases in the business world, “low-hanging fruit” would probably among the first to come to your mind.

That could be because, according to an infographic from GetVoIP, the phrase has increased in use by 955 percent over the past 30 years.

Are you groaning as loudly as I am?

For those of you tirelessly campaigning for the demise of corporate jargon, the infographic below pokes fun at some of the buzzwords we love to hate and reveals how much their use in print has increased.

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You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and then you’ll probably throw some of the numbers at your colleagues who drone on and on about their “game-changing” idea that will “move the needle” and address your customers’ “pain points.”

Check it out:

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