Tag Archives: business

A Frequent Redundancy

A “business expert” guest on a popular news channel boldly suggested that new business owners trying to impress clients should take them to restaurants that they frequent a lot. Is there an echo in here, or do I need to … Continue reading

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Sweat Equity

Equity is the amount of money that a property or business is worth beyond what is owed. For instance, if you owe $200,000 on your home, and it’s worth $300,000, then you have an equity of $100,000 (breaking news: languageandgrammar.com … Continue reading

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Pushback to Pushback

Since pushback (or is it push back?) has started to replace resistance in nearly every conversation in the business world in this country, I’ve decided that it’s time for me to step in and single-handedly prevent yet another non-word from … Continue reading

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Career Opportunites

For decades, when a business was looking for employees, a Help Wanted sign would be hung in the window. Now, the help wanted sign is as rare as finding a pearl in a plate of oysters at a restaurant; now, … Continue reading

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Choosing Later Retirement Age?

I talked about the subtley of language a couple of days ago in a post about politics (Democrat Party). When a politician says something, he or she clearly does so for a specific reason; when it’s done in a news … Continue reading

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