There are some amusing items on the BBC site with Lucy Kellaway's campaign against nonsense officespeak. As she says "the problem with office-speak is that it cloaks the brutal modern workplace in such brainlessly upbeat language".
Beeb readers have written in with their most loathed phrases - do read the
list of shame and Lucy's attempt to eradicate the phrase "going forward".
M'colleague here is frequently reduced to banging her head on the desk at some of the barking language used in press releases sent to Finextra. Name and shame I say - but she's resisted so far. Apparently yesterday someone used the phrase "OEMing".
It is insane. Let's start speaking plain English and drop the jargon and the crap.
Going forward to progress this to the max I'd encourage you all to dialogue here with similar examples and let's see if we can't drill down into the heart of the matter, rekindle our core values with some real thought leadership and cascade a total paradigm