Horrible jargon we got used to

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O'Neill (previously) point out a series of verbs that were made from existing nouns, which were considered objectionable at the time, but have been since incorporated into the common English language.
Everybody hates management-speak and corporate jargon, but here are some terms that people used to think of as horrible jargon that we all got used to. Maybe one day we'll all be leveraging deliverables without a second thought.

Arika Okrent
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