“University of Life, mate”
People keep saying “direction of travel” idk
What is drowned in sound, ma0sm?
Work’s stressful atm
Can I borrow you for a minute?
Eat my ass
Never understood that one.
God, I’m not sure if I’m pleased or dismayed that the same shite is spouted in offices the nation / world over.
Anyone else find people saying “leverage” or “utilise” when they mean use?
I’ll see you at the tribunal!
“Can we take this offline?”.
Roughly translates as ‘If you show me up any further in this meeting I’ll kick your teeth out.’
Oh it’s payday my family can afford heating for a weekend
We tried this for about a fortnight until the bosses realised it was just causing massive tension between the US attorneys (qualified to practice via one multiple choice exam) and the European ones (qualified to practice via two sets of nails exams with <50% pass rates) over how to actually do our job. Not niche stuff either, proper basic fundamentals.
- I say loads of the things in this thread.
- I say loads of the things in this thread and hate myself for it.
- I’m a liar.
School of hard knocks
“off to work”
I make a huge point of just using the normal words that already exist, but the bullshit business words are so prevalent that it’s actually way more effort to not use them, so this definitely makes me the biggest prick.
Hi Honey, I’m home! From the job I have just been at!
Does anyone else have colleagues who communicate almost entirely in sports metaphors?
I’ve got one clown who’ll use an incessant stream of cricket metaphors while talking to e.g. Germans. No prizes for guessing his nationality.