Use Less Jargon!

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We all use jargon!

Phrases that over-complicate the simple.

Phrases that are designed to impress but only confuse.

Hopefully you will find the following jargon dictionary useful:



Delegate Pass the buck
Delayed Forgotten
Urgency Panic
Extreme urgency Blind panic
Frank and open discussion Flaming row
Analytical projection Guess
Forecast Guess
Long-range forecast Wild Guess
Scheduled Hoped for
Deficiency analysis Pointing the finger
Ambitious Ruthless
Strategy Low cunning
Profit Profit
Profit before exceptional costs Loss
Deficit Staggering loss
Industrial by-product Our waste
Environmental pollution Other people’s waste


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