The headline above was cobbled together from phrases featured in the Business Jargon Dictionary, a collection of particularly ugly and lame phrases used in business.

You’ll also find such gems as dehire (for fire) and hard stop (I can’t stand this one! Why can’t people say they have to leave at 5, instead of “I have a hard stop at 5”?)

The site is overflowing with ads, but it’s a fun read. And you might actually find it useful for decoding the utterances of certain colleagues or clients.

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