Should you use euphemisms to describe layoffs? A tongue-in-cheek look at why euphemisms are better than truth telling in a crisis. By Ragan StaffOct. 17, 2008 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.