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Let’s Collaborate to Eradicate Collaborate!

Posted by languageandgrammar on March 11, 2011

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever

I know it’s not going to happen, but I would love to get through one day without hearing the word “collaborate.”

No one works with anyone else any longer.  No one shares information. No one becomes someone else’s partner.

Everyone collaborates, collaborates, and collaborates some more.

This is especially true at my day job at the university (or, as they say, at the University since the school is so special that it deserves random capitalization), where collaboration between co-workers, departments, other universities (always small letters), and even between staff and students is at an all-time high.

We just collaborate, collaborate, and collaborate to the point that I can’t stand it an longer.

I think I’m going to do everything by myself!

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