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More Annoying Work Phrases

Posted by languageandgrammar on February 19, 2010

Work is such an outstanding source of annoying phrases that the topic warranted its own chapter in my book (Literally, The Best Language Book Ever) and, perhaps more impressive, generates 2.7 million results for a yahoo search.

An article on CNN highlighted the 10 worst phrases to use at the office, broken into three categories: gross factor, cliche factor, and redundancy factor, with the most overused term in business, urgent.

Take a look to see how many you’ve used at work in the past month.

–Paul

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