Tag Archives: business terms

Talk Offline

As I mentioned in Literally, the Best Language Book Ever, it’s not surprising that many language trends begin at work since we spend so much time there. Talking offline is certainly one of those trendy phrases–one that started several years … Continue reading


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Meeting Double-Talk

The business world is the breeding ground for trendy words and phrases, so it’s not surprising that a recent business meeting I attended was full of such words and phrases. Since my co-workers already look at me suspiciously (Not the … Continue reading

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Flesh Out, New Friends

Don’t let the title confuse you–I’m not fleshing out new friends, whatever that might mean. This entry covers two issues. (By the way, how many of  you read that sentence and thought that it was a post that covers two problems, not … Continue reading

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