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    So I looked up "office jargon" in Google and... check out this gem!






















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    So you whenever you are need for some new gibberish, know that at base level, this just comes down to regenerated logistical mobility.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solg View Post
    So I looked up "office jargon" in Google and... check out this gem!






















    Gobbledygook generator
    Business Buzzwords Generator - WSJ.com

    There are others, as well...


    So you whenever you are need for some new gibberish, know that at base level, this just comes down to regenerated logistical mobility.

    。゚(TヮT)゚。
    Your generators output gems such as:

    "The consultants recommend holistic third-generation time-phases."

    It might as well be a different language as far as I'm concerned.

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    Why does all this sound to me like politicians in a campaign?

    What is more, since you cannot believe and/or understand a single word of what they are trying to say, they also use body language... to speak without words?

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    I'm just going to leave this here...


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    In order to understand it, you just need to think outside the box! It's crystal clear!

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    Quote Originally Posted by iyuanobi View Post
    What about:
    - "Looking forward to hearing from you!"
    Translation: Give me a response right now! Before I go crazy.
    LOL! Absolutely!!!

    And don't forget "at your earliest convenience" if you want to be a bit more pressing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by agustinab View Post
    LOL! Absolutely!!!

    And don't forget "at your earliest convenience" if you want to be a bit more pressing!
    Yeah, that is if they haven't already said "ASAP". How much time could you possibly lose by writing ꟷor sayingꟷ a full sentence?
    Though let's remember that English has a tendency towards abbreviations.

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    As an editor, it's very important that clients take time to write instructions for the specific points the team needs to comply with. Since the translation team does not work inside the client's company, don't assume we already know how to call certain processes or that we know certain policies. Please do write them down as clearly as possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solg View Post
    Yeah, that is if they haven't already said "ASAP". How much time could you possibly lose by writing ꟷor sayingꟷ a full sentence?
    Though let's remember that English has a tendency towards abbreviations.
    I completeley agree!!

    And here's my personal favourite... "At your leisure" doesn't really mean whenever you please, but "please do it and I don't care if you want to or not!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by agustinab View Post
    I completeley agree!!

    And here's my personal favourite... "At your leisure" doesn't really mean whenever you please, but "please do it and I don't care if you want to or not!"
    AKA, "I'm not asking."

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